July 2015

The Right to Take a Vacation

Among wealthy countries, there are big differences with regard to paid time off from work. In most countries, vacation time is required by national law. We wonder: Which of these countries has the highest number of legally guaranteed vacation days?

A. United States
B. Germany
C. France
D. United Kingdom

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A Year Without Enough Food

Insufficient access to food has been one of the recurring challenges – and starters of cross-border conflicts – throughout human history. The good news today is that more people than ever before have stable food access. However, chronic hunger remains a problem in many places. We wonder: How many people worldwide still experience chronic hunger?

A. 800 million
B. 600 million
C. 500 million
D. 150 million

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