Re: Thomas Hale, farmer, died 1851, at Greet, near Winchcombe,Gloucestershire



how about a historical version of The Big Mac index?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Mac_Index


Hugh W

I seem to remember an annual comparison of the price of a Mini (the old
sort, not the new sort) in terms of Mars Bars (representing a fixed amount
of a basket of commmodities). Wasn't it David Friedman (son of Milton) who
postulated that in a free market the price of everything halves, on average,
in a century?

Nick Russell
Herefordshire


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