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Economics is another class that I will probably end up teaching. This infographic would be great in a classroom to show students how valuable, or unvaluable in some countries, the U.S dollar is . It is a good compare and contrast infographic and easy to understand. This visual could work while teaching micro or macro economics. Micro because I could emphasize the U.S dollar. Macro with the comparisons of different countries.


Move over America: China overtakes US as world's biggest economy (kind

China has finally overtaken the USA as the world's biggest economy - at least when the figures are adjusted for Purchasing Power Parity.

India to overtake China as fastest growing large economy, says IMF

India will be larger than Japan and Germany combined before the end of the decade in terms of purchasing power parity, according to the International Monetary Fund

India overtakes Japan to become third-largest economy in purchasing power parity

Its economy may be in the grips of a slowdown, its polity paralysed and markets morose, but all this hasn't prevented India from overtaking Japan.

The World's Richest Countries And Biggest Economies, In 2 Graphics

2010 GDP Per Capita in US Dollars. Notes: GDP per capita (purchasing power parity), 2010. *Qatar figure is for 2009, the most recent year available. Source: World Bank Credit: Lam Thuy Vo / NPR


"Technically, a member of the BOP is part of the largest but poorest groups of the world's population, who live with less than $2.50 a day and are excluded from the modernity of our globalised civilised societies, including consumption and choice as well as access to organised financial services. Some estimates based on the broadest segment of the BOP put its demand as consumers at about $5 trillion in Purchasing Power Parity terms"

UK workers can afford more Big Macs than almost all Europeans | Perfect for explaining purchasing power parity (PPP)

The Big Mac index was devised by Pam Woodall of the Economist in 1986, as a light-hearted guide to whether currencies are at their "correct" level. It is based on one of the oldest concepts in international economics, purchasing power parity (PPP), the notion that a dollar, say, should buy the same amount