Week 9

On diciembre 3, 2012, Posted by , In Sin categoría, By , , With No Comments

This week I’ve decided I won’t be carrying on with my cost experiment. However, I can tell you that I’ve managed to reduce the daily cost below 40 euros. This reflects a learning curve on how to manage the way I move around London (with my Oyster card) and better…

Week 4: I can’t help it, I’m an economist

On octubre 27, 2012, Posted by , In housing,tips,travel, By , , With No Comments

All my life I’ve been an economist (since I graduated in 1999) I’ve been living my day-to-day in a constat apply-economics-science-to-life rule. I can’t help it I’m an economist; further, it’s even worse if you take into account I used to serve as a business manager and that part of…

Catching-up. Really?

On septiembre 3, 2012, Posted by , In Sin categoría, By ,,, , With No Comments

The Spanish Government is making it really well… in order to approach the cost of living in Spain to that one of UK. Higher VAT rates and special taxes (including petrol), that increase utilities and shipping costs all along the retail supply chain (i.e. food). Well done: that’s what economists…