• May 7, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 14:46 mins

Pennies can be kind of a pain. They’re easy to lose and not exactly worth much. Plus, the US government actually loses money every year in printing pennies. Why don’t we just get rid of them? Robert Whaples, professor of economics at Wake Forest University, discusses what would happen if we ditch pennies. (Originally aired December 7th, 2020)