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CappuccinoIndex by Roger Ellman

Jul 29th, 2011 | By
The Cappuccino Index by Roger Ellman

This is the candidate to replace the 25 year old Economist Big Mac index This is the new index! A combined measure of a (single/short/small size) cappuccino served both IN and for Take-Out/Take-away in each country. The IN and Take Out combination serves to reduce factors such as VAT for IN service, increased charges especially
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How “fair price” led to less revenue for producers

May 22nd, 2009 | By

Lamb on the spit A “freakonimics” example: It is a tradition in Crete to eat lamb for Easter – preferably lamb roasted on a spit. This year, a consumers co-op that runs a chains of super-markets, intervening to help consumers and producers both get a good deal, created an unpredictable result: lack of lamb for
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