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Gerald Abbey

Gerald Abbey
Gerry currently fills a dual role as a manager of expatriate housing within AIRINC’s Data and Analysis Department and as Social Media Marketing Manager. As a member of the housing team since 2009, Gerry helps train cost of living surveyors in international housing data collection and analysis methodology, and also assists in the quarterly release of housing and utility data for over 500 locations. Due to the ever changing mobility needs of AIRINC’s clients, Gerry is also working with a product development team to enhance AIRINC’s housing tools to better service our clients’ needs. As the managing editor for content, style, and publication of AIRINC’s blog, Gerry is able to cross-connect his wealth of data experience into valuable content for our global professional following. Before joining AIRINC, Gerry spent two years living as an expatriate in Southeast Asia on a Fulbright Scholarship, teaching and researching international instructional methodology.

Recent Posts

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 04, 2019 @ 03:54 PM / by Gerald Abbey

 

Thank you for your continued partnership - let's make 2019 your best year yet!

 



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[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 19, 2018 @ 10:25 AM / by Gerald Abbey

Do you want to live in a Top 10 most attractive global city?

Top 150 Most Attractive Cities for Today's Workforce

In 2017, Harvard Business Review featured the Global 150 Cities Index, highlighting the top cities to live in according to the financial and lifestyle benefits they offer. What has changed in 2018? Where does your city rank today? Click here to see the full list now.

 



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[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 14, 2018 @ 01:58 PM / by Gerald Abbey

Ankara, Turkey as seen during an AIRINC on-site cost of living survey.

Currency Bans in Turkish Real Estate Market

For many years, the expatriate rental market in Turkey has been dominated by leases signed and paid in USD or EUR. In September of this year, President Erdogan issued a decree stating that all leases in foreign currency must be converted to Turkish lira (TRY). This move was made to stem the sharp inflation that battered Turkey’s currency in 2018, resulting in a loss of over half its value at its worst point.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 26, 2018 @ 12:30 AM / by Gerald Abbey

A Starbucks storefront in Russia, as seen during an AIRINC on-site survey.

99 Cities and an (almost) $4 difference

With stores in over 75 global markets, Starbucks has become synonymous with coffee throughout much of the world, and we collect the price of a single espresso from just about every country and territory where a Starbucks exists!



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[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 24, 2018 @ 11:58 AM / by Gerald Abbey

2018 AIRINC World Gasoline Price Report

While the world average price of gas has dropped from 1.43 USD per liter in 2014 to 1.17 USD per liter in 2018, prices have been trending upward in many countries



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[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 15, 2018 @ 11:45 AM / by Gerald Abbey


 August 30th and September 4th: AIRINC Institute, Part 5

Join us for part 5 of the 2018 AIRINC Institute, an educational webinar series covering everything from the essentials to the latest trends in Global Mobility.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 09, 2018 @ 08:23 AM / by Gerald Abbey


 August 22 and 28: AIRINC Institute, Part 4

Join us for part 4 of the 2018 AIRINC Institute, an educational webinar series covering everything from the essentials to the latest trends in Global Mobility.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 02, 2018 @ 07:43 AM / by Gerald Abbey


 August 9th and 14th: AIRINC Institute, Part 3

Access part 3 of the 2018 AIRINC Institute, an educational webinar series covering everything from the essentials to the latest trends in Global Mobility.



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