Art Laffer: The Greatest Fake Economist To Ever Come Down The Pike

Ronald Reagan's former budget director, David Stockman, calls Art Laffer "the greatest Fake Economist to ever come down the pike." Laffer helped popularize the notion that tax cuts pay for themselves through faster economic growth. It almost never works out in practice. But Laffer and his namesake curve remain darlings of Republican politicians.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://www.npr.org/2019/06/19/733779337/from-a-napkin-to-a-white-house-medal-the-path-of-a-controversial-economic-idea

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