Well who’d have thought it eh!!
“Wait…what? Khachapuri Index….? Is this for real? No…it can’t be!”
I quickly closed the newspaper and turned to its cover to ensure that I was indeed reading Financial, an English-language business newspaper in Georgia. I was sure I was, but The Onion-esque article I had just encountered made me do a double-take and double check. In a business paper at first glance, it seemed thoroughly out of place; however, now it makes perfect sense.
Welcome to the world of “The Khachapuri Index.”
I’ve always loved economics for some reason. When I first was introduced to the Guns versus Butter economic exercise in high school, it was a great “A-ha!” moment for me. One of my favorite books is New Ideas from Dead Economists, which includes a line that goes something like “Bill should be slapped by the invisible hand.” I enjoy doing my taxes…
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