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The Adverse Effects of Changing Materials of Construction for U.S. Coins

September 2014

In its 2015 budget plan, the Obama Administration revisited proposals of alternative metallic materials aiming to reduce the production costs for U.S. coinage. This report uses official data to quantify the costs and benefits of changing the materials of construction to produce U.S. nickels …

Enterprising Cities: Regulatory Climate Index 2014

May 2014

Cities are the engines of economic growth in the United States. Our cities thrive on innovation, expansion of small business enterprises, and entrepreneurship. The success and failures of cities, small businesses, and entrepreneurs will depend heavily on efficient regulations and rules …