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Cost of Living Worldwide

Cost of Living Worldwide

The OECD defines a cost of living index (COLI) as an index that measures the change in the minimum expenditures that would be incurred by a utility-maximizing consumer, whose preferences or tastes remain unchanged, in order to maintaining a given level of utility (or standard of living or welfare).

The Poorest Countries in the World

There are two standard methods of measuring the wealth of countries and how rich or poor its inhabitants are. The measure most often used is Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which represents the size of a country’s economy. A refinement of ...

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Global Finance Names The World’s Best Global Insurers 2015

Global Finance Names The World’s Best Global Insurers 2015

Global Finance today announced the winners of its 2015 World’s Best Global Insurers awards, drawing on responses from more than 1,500 readers around the world, as well as the expertise of the editors and reporters of Global Finance. 

From the Wires

Swedish Prime Minister Cancels Snap Election -- 2nd Update

By Charles Duxbury And Sven Grundberg STOCKHOLM--Sweden's prime minister on Saturday canceled snap elections planned for March after reaching a series of deals with the country's main opposition parties to make it easier for minority governments to function. Stefan Löfven ...

Swedish Prime Minister Cancels Snap Election -- 2nd Update

By Charles Duxbury And Sven Grundberg STOCKHOLM--Sweden's prime minister on Saturday canceled snap elections planned for March after reaching a series of deals with the country's main opposition parties to make it easier for minority governments to function. Stefan Löfven ...

Swedish Prime Minister Cancels Snap Election -- 2nd Update

By Charles Duxbury And Sven Grundberg STOCKHOLM--Sweden's prime minister on Saturday canceled snap elections planned for March after reaching a series of deals with the country's main opposition parties to make it easier for minority governments to function. Stefan Löfven ...