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The Big Mac Index
Source: Council for Economic Education (EconEdLink) | Type: Lesson

How fast can you say "twoallbeefpattiesspecialsaucelettucecheesep icklesonionsonasesameseedbun?" This question was asked of millions of TV viewers in the now famous 1970s McDonald's television commercial promoting the Big Mac.

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Familiar product    April 17, 2012
By: Washburn, C
Not only do students learn about purchasing power and exchange rates but they get to use something they are all familiar with--the Big Mac. That makes it a fun assignment for students.