Monday, April 6

Graham Roumieu / Courrier Magazine Japan

Graham Roumieu has a new monthly gig illustrating the News IQ page in Japans leading economical magazine - Courrier magazine. Here are the questions he had to illustrate this month.

Which country in the world has the highest level of R&D spending, measured as a share of GDP?

A. United States
B. Japan
C. Israel
D. South Korea

See answer at the bottom...

C. Israel is correct.
At 4.7% of GDP, Israel leads the world as the most research-intensive economy (as measured by R&D spending as a share of GDP). The runner-up is Sweden, with 3.7%.