Thursday, January 27, 2011

Upstairs, Downstairs Economics: Junior Maid

What do they pay you?
dissolute artist

Mind your business.

₤10 a year and a bed in the basement.
dissolute artist

No, its twice that much and and a room in the attic.

Upstairs,Downstairs S01E02

The cost of employing a junior maid in 1904 for a year plus room and board in today's values:

using the average earnings

using the per capita GDP

using the share of GDP

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