Our weekly economics news summary included the yuan and foreign exchange, Google and branding, parental leave and incentives, and choosing your own price.
Why Starbucks Coffee Costs More in California
When Starbucks says it’s raising prices, the increases depend on the U.S. location because of the difference in purchasing power parity.
Our Sunday Charts The 2014 Big Mac Index is out and not much has changed. Norway’s Big Macs are most expensive and Chinese Big Macs are cheap. As The Economist explains, starting in 1986, they wanted to take a lighthearted look at whether currencies…