How many days could the government keep running if the richest person of each country was paying for it? The 2018 Robin Hood Index by Bloomberg delves into the subject.
The index compares the net worth of each country's wealthiest person to his/her government's spending. Following are some countries with various political regimes and expenditure types and the richest individuals of each of these nations. A comparison has been made of their net worth as of end-December 2017 to the daily cost of running each government. 2018 Robin Hood Index The Bloomberg Robin Hood Index shows how many days the richest person of each country can hypothetically keep the government running