Nerd Burger

Nerd Burger

Have you ever wondered what a Big Mac would cost in India or Japan?

Well, the good people over at The Economist have done the math for you. The “Big Mac Index” ( http://www.economist.com/content/big-mac-index) takes a lighthearted look at macro-economics by comparing the price of a commercial burger in different countries.

When looking at Canada’s macro-economic outlook,  it can be really overwhelming.  To make it a little easier and perhaps more “digestible”, The Economist’s The Big Mac Index helps put in all in to perspective.  This a very handy and intuitive guide that helps explain the cultural and economic differences with the base comparison of a Big Mac.

In the future, instead of carrying cash and Traveller’s Cheques, we can stockpile hamburgers in to our luggage and use them as international currency.

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