Anchor Marco Werman speaks with musicians Michael Rivard, Brahim Fribgane and Hasan Hakmoun about their work with ensemble Club d'Elf. It is a Boston-based group that performs variations on the ancient Moroccan style of gnawa.
Economists study something called purchasing power parity. Basically, how far will a dollar go in Argentina, Italy, or the US? They gauge this by looking at a comparable basket of goods and services across nations.
The Economist magazine released its list of the world's most expensive cities this week. Cracking the top 10 were two Australian cities: Sydney and Melbourne. It's not just expensive to live there; it's expensive for tourists to visit.