The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) gives a special thanks to the report’s lead researcher and writer Michael Q. McShane.

Jaimie M. Francis, senior manager, USCCF; Cheryl Oldham, vice president, USCCF; and Brian Egan also contributed to this report.

We thank the Chamber team who contributed to the editing, design, and production of this report and its accompanying webtool, including Laurie Frankel, Kristin Greene, Brian Miller, Virginia Moore, and Gillian Hersh.