Professor Lawrence White offers advice on how to calculate the cost of living in a story on the Economist Intelligence Unit's ranking of most expensive cities
— March 22, 2019
Excerpt from BBC Capital -- "'There’s no easy answer,' says Lawrence White, economics professor at New York University. 'You’ve really got to do your research: where would I want to live in that city? How important is it to be close to public transportation? Is there a sales tax? Does the sales tax apply to everything? Is food taxed or is exempted? Is clothing taxed?'"