1999), Explorations of the Laffer curve
, Wurzburg Economic Papers 99-09.
Partly because of the connection of the Laffer curve
with considerations about distribution versus efficiency, economists have attempted to calculate the top of the Laffer curve
Today's Republicans tend to take pleasure when the Laffer Curve
is vindicated and more money flows into government as a result of tax cuts.
In other words, complexity, which requires attention and threatens boredom, is antithetical to both the Laffer Curve
and the Spackman Initiative.
This is reflected in the declining slopes of the tangents to the Laffer curve
as the tax rate increases from t (1) to t (2) to t (3).
In discussing progressivity and drawing on the Laffer curve
(or as an MSc student of mine recently commented 'you're having a Laffer') soaking the rich does not generate anticipated revenue and only increases incentives for avoidance, begging the question: does CGT only really exist to serve as a barrier against income tax avoidance?
Laffer, "Father of Supply-Side Economics" and inventor of the Laffer Curve
, will be an economic advisor to the firm's investment committee and executive management team.
When you make your main claim in the introduction that your paper "reveals a relationship" between the Laffer Curve
and the dynamics of hedge funds, I'm not quite sure if you're saying that the Laffer Curve
helps explain how hedge funds operate, or if you're saying that examining hedge funds tells us something about the concept of the Laffer curve
He contends that the Laffer curve
was just a back bending supply curve, and that the Reagan tax cuts which were based on it were failures.
Suppose we are on the upper part of the Laffer curve
The Laffer Curve
is also popularly associated with Republican politicians.
Professor Arthur Laffer, of Laffer Curve
fame, argues that taxation is the single greatest destroyer of motivation.