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Mandate

Allocation of funds to an investment manager to be managed for a specific purpose or style. Also refers to the formal appointment to advise on or arrange a project financing.

Mandate

1. See: Order.

2. The appointment of a person to make arrangements for the financing of a project.
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Everything else equal, the less workers end up paying for a mandated benefit though a lower wage, the less it is worth to workers and the less advantage (more harm) would result from mandating it.
NPRA recommends that Congress avoid mandating increased volumes of biofuels or a hastened implementation schedule for biofuels beyond that of the existing federal RFS.
O'Connor voiced TEI's support for the e-filing concept, but cautioned that mandating a goal "does not ensure its implementation, regardless of how laudable it is and regardless of the good faith of the IRS, software vendors, and taxpayers themselves.
Mandating the purchase of alternative fuel vehicles, is akin to ordering doctors to prescribe expensive drugs that don't work, while depriving patients of time-honored cures that do.