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Morgan Grenier

Morgan Grenier
Morgan graduated with a BA in Communications and Journalism from Simmons College, where she received a Gold Medal from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. She joined AIRINC in 2016 as a Goods and Services Analyst. In this role, she aids in the quarterly analysis of survey data and evaluates hardship for AIRINC’s Hardship Database.

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[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 09, 2018 @ 12:00 AM / by Morgan Grenier

A view of Kuwait City, Kuwait during an AIRINC cost-of-living survey.

Tobacco, Alcohol, and Rising Inflation

In Q4 2017 we reported on the emergence of sin taxes across Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 30, 2018 @ 12:18 PM / by Morgan Grenier

Hundreds of housing units to choose from:

The rental housing market in Abu Dhabi is coming steadily down due to the high number of quality new properties that have come on the market, as well as fewer expatriate arrivals.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 27, 2018 @ 12:19 PM / by Morgan Grenier

Devaluation and Redenomination in Venezuela

The economy of Venezuela continues to be one of the most volatile in the world. On Friday, August 17, President Nicolas Maduro announced the devaluation of the Bolivar Fuerte (VEF) from about 250,000 to 6,000,000 VEF to 1 USD.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 22, 2018 @ 01:54 PM / by Morgan Grenier

Availability of international goods is decreasing in Algiers, Algeria

Like many import-dependent, petroleum-exporting countries, Algeria has experienced reduced revenues and a trade imbalance since the global drop in oil prices in 2014.



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[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 10, 2018 @ 04:18 PM / by Morgan Grenier

Rapid Depreciation Results in Emergency Meeting and a Unified Rate



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[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 31, 2018 @ 12:41 PM / by Morgan Grenier

5% VAT Levied on "Harmful" Products



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[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 31, 2017 @ 03:11 PM / by Morgan Grenier

Qatar Diplomatic Crisis

More than a hundred days have passed since the beginning of the Qatar diplomatic crisis



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[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 23, 2017 @ 11:46 AM / by Morgan Grenier

Can’t you just get all that cost-of-living information online?



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