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Rio’s $5.00 Big Macs and the Danger of Dutch Disease

Things are getting expensive in Brazil, especially the price of a Big Mac!  Last time we were in Brazil, Big Mac’s were offered at the equivalent of $US.70 at the same time they were bid at US$2.75 in New York. … Continue reading

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