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Did the $100 Bill Really Need a Redesign? Interview with Postdoc Benjamin Mazzotta

Benjamin Mazzotta, Postdoctoral Fellow at The Fletcher School, Tufts University

Government shutdown or not, we're getting a brand new, state-of-the-art $100 bill starting today. It takes a lot of work, research, and art to produce a bill that spends most of its time overseas. So why is now the right time to redesign the $100? And why is it one of the most widely-circulated bills?

Ben Mazzotta, a postdoctoral scholar at the Institute for Business in the Global Context at [The Fletcher School at] Tufts University and co-author of a recent study on the cost of cash, explains.

Listen to the full interview