Posts Tagged ‘beer consumption’

  • Beer and pretzels.

    Beer Economics

    Nov 8, 12 • 569 Views • No Comments

    In China, 1/2 liter of beer costs 9 minutes of work. To calculate how many minutes of work it takes to buy beer in 150 countries, Swiss bank UBS researchers divided the median wage in that country by the price of 1/2 liter from a retailer. Their results?...  [read more]

  • Beer and pretzels.

    Beer: An Economic Indicator

    Jun 6, 11 • 676 Views • 1 Comment

    There appears to be a correlation between beer drinking and economic growth…up to a point. According to a paper from the American Association of Wine Economists (yes, really) the connection is an upside down “U.” As individual incomes...  [read more]