Posts Tagged ‘St. Louis Fed’

  • McDonald's Delivers in Many Developing Nations.

    Purchasing Power

    Feb 22, 13 • 418 Views • 1 Comment

    The Big Mac Index is out again and not much has changed. Norway’s Big Macs are expensive and Chinese Big Macs are cheap. What do Big Mac prices tell us about purchasing power? Starting with an average U.S. price of $4.37, we can determine whether other...  [read more]

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    How Has The Safety Net Affected the Unemployment Rate?

    Feb 5, 13 • 231 Views • No Comments

    University of Chicago economist Casey Mulligan believes that the US unemployment rate has remained high because of many separate public policy changes. Big and small, each one influenced workers, businesses and consumers by creating new incentives. For...  [read more]