Civic Economics

Civic Economics designs and executes economic impact studies to quantify the economies of various business types in an individual community.

Institute for Local Self Reliance

New Rules Project

Big Box Swindle by Stacy Mitchell

Focuses on today's challenges to independent business and community-level action to sustain them. Many studies from throughout the 20th century are referenced, and the economic shifts precipitated by the rise of the big box store are well documented.