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The Big Mac Index – Applying Simple Economic Common Sense

Saturday, 26 July 2008, 0:21 | Economics | 0 Comment
by Numan

Simple ”quick and dirty” economic modeling can give powerful insight The Economist’s Big Mac Index has traditionally been thought of as an interesting yet dubious proxy for currency valuations and purchasing power. Mcdonald’s has a vast array of branches worldwide. Next to the Cola companies Mcdonald’s has, what might be, the most ...

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Israel Celebrates 60 Years of Independence – An Economic Review

Saturday, 10 May 2008, 14:19 | Economics | 0 Comment
by Numan

Israel at 60 is as prosperous as it has ever been, but not without challenges This weekend Israel celebrates its 60th year of independence. Since 14.5.1948 this small country in the heart of the Middle East has turned from an agricultural based economy into a full blown economic wonder and success story. I chose to […]

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