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Inequality and Regional Prices in the US, 2012

I have just completed a short piece on the impact of regional prices on the measurement and geographic distribution of low income individuals. Basically, Youcef Msaid and myself* used the March 2012-CPS data combined the BEA’s regional purchasing power parities database to correct incomes. 476 more words

Economics

Costs of Living During the Regency Period

For those of us who write Regency-based novels, the cost of items periodically comes up. How much would would a lady’s gown cost for her Come Out? 1,461 more words

British History

Cost of Living in Penang

Thinking of moving to or retiring in Penang? This is how much it costs to live here.

It’s really no wonder why International Living ranked Penang as #6 in their roundup of the “ 1,552 more words

Penang

The Sun: The cost of money

My most recent outing in the Sun, which is more of a commentary than an opinion:

And yet, if one thinks about it, it’s not money we really want, but what money can get us, right?

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Malaysia

Understaffing of the Rental Office hurts small landlords, residents, and the economy

Mr. Speaker, this Government loves to subsidize housing. The Housing Corporation provides social housing, EC&E pays individuals rents through the Income Assistance program – even the Department of Justice provides subsidized housing by forcing private landlords to house delinquent tenants for months on end. 447 more words

Member Statements

Series: Affordable Housing and Cost of Living

During the Fall 2016 semester, Oxford Stories reporters attended an Oxford Board of Aldermen meeting, where they learned about affordable housing and cost of living issues that Oxford and Lafayette County residents face. 850 more words

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A world of darkness

So, my six months stint in Sweden is drawing to a close, and it’s time to reflect on everything that surprised me, as a Frenchman, living in this country. 1,055 more words

Musings