Posts Tagged ‘research and development’

The U.S. ranks 8th in researchers

31 March 2009 Leave a comment

According to the United Nations, there are 4,605 professional researchers in the United States for every 1,000,000 population, which makes the United States rank eighth in that category. Tonga ranks first, with 45,454 researchers per 1,000,000 population.


The U.S. ranks 4th in research and development

22 March 2009 Leave a comment

According to the OECD Factbook 2008, in 2006 the United States spent the equivalent of 2.62% of the gross domestic product (GDP) on research and development. That was enough to make the United States rank fourth out of forty-one nations. Israel ranked first, at 4.48%.