Note: The Big Mac Index is based on the publication of The Economist in July 2012. Purchasing power figures are based on the WEO database of the IMF or October 2012.* Reported in International US Dollars About WageIndicator Foundation The WageIndicator concept is owned by the independent, non-profit WageIndicator Foundation, established in 2003. Its Supervisory Board is chaired by the University of Amsterdam/Amsterdam Institute of Advanced Labour Studies, the Dutch Confederation of Trade Unions (FNV) and Monster career site. The Foundation aims for transparency of the labour market by sharing and comparing wage data and labour conditions information. The Foundation operates national websites in 70 countries. The websites have a so-called 3 pillar structure: for wages & salaries, for labour law, and for vacancies and education related information. In more than 20 countries - mainly in Africa, Asia, Central America - the national WageIndicator websites are supported with offline actions like face-to-face surveys, fact finding debates and media campaigns. The Dutch WageIndicator website Loonwijzer has 500 000 visitors per month, approximately 80 % of whom are employees/workers and 20% employers. WageIndicator Foundation operates globally through a network of associated, yet independent regional and national partner organizations like universities, media houses, trade unions and employers organizations, and self-employed specialists for legal, internet, media issues, with whom the Foundation engages in long lasting relationships. WageIndicator Foundation has offices in Amsterdam (HQ), Ahmedabad, Bratislava, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, Maputo and Minsk. About Monster Worldwide Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:MWW), is the global leader in successfully connecting job opportunities and people. Monster uses the world's most advanced technology to help people Find Better, matching job seekers to opportunities via digital, social and mobile solutions including monster.com®, our flagship website, and employers to the best talent using a vast array of products and services. As an Internet pioneer, more than 200 million people have registered on the Monster Worldwide network. Today, with operations in more than 40 countries, Monster provides the broadest, most sophisticated job seeking, career management, recruitment and talent management capabilities globally. For more information visit about-monster.com.