Europe welcomes “new dawn” in U.S. ahead of inauguration
Jan 20, 2021

Europe welcomes “new dawn” in U.S. ahead of inauguration

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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen outlined hopes for cooperation with the U.S. as a new administration is installed. Plus, a look at how the Biden administration's planned immigration policies will affect migrants from Central America. And, we ask what the Biden administration could learn from Big Macs.

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One way to value currencies? Compare Big Mac prices.

Jan 20, 2021
What the popular McDonald’s sandwich has to do with currency manipulation, trade policy and the incoming Biden administration.
The idea is that by drawing such comparisons across countries, you can determine whether prices are too high or too low relative to overall economic output.
Courtesy McDonald's via YouTube

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Brian Allison Engineer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer