Posts Tagged ‘Chinese currency’

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    An Emperor, Immortality, and Monetary Union

    May 9, 12 • 304 Views • No Comments

    By Mira Korber, guest blogger. Two days ago I visited the Times Square Discovery TSX exhibition of the Terracotta Warriors. It is a fascinating display of history, art, and architecture, and I was particularly struck by some economic artifacts from 221 B.C...  [read more]

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    Chinese Big Macs

    Oct 21, 10 • 266 Views • No Comments

    At 14.5 yuan or $2.18, a Beijing Big Mac is cheap. In the U.S. the price is closer to $3.71. As explained by The Economist, we just need to know about the Big Mac to know what the yuan should really buy. Dividing $3.71 (a US Mac) by 14.5 yuan (Chinese Macs)...  [read more]