March 2016

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Who Owns The Wealth

The debate about economic inequality is becoming ever more prominent, whether in the U.S. presidential race or in the rest of the world. We wonder: In terms of net wealth, what is the number of individuals that collectively hold the same amount of wealth as the poorest 50% of the world population?

A. 20 people
B. 62 people
C. 400 people
D. 12 million people

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Homes of the Rich

The United States leads world in being the home country of billionaires. Among the global Top 10, eight are Americans – including the richest. Only the second and fourth spots are held by non-Americans. We wonder: Which nation is home to the second-richest person?

A. Mexico
B. France
C. China
D. Spain

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