Laffer curve

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Laffer curve a graph purporting to show the relation between tax rates and government income; income increases as tax rates increase up to an optimum beyond which income declines
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Usage


In news:

Where does the Laffer curve bend.
The Laffer Curve Wreaks Havoc in the United Kingdom.
Getting the Laffer Curve Right.
The Laffer Curve for the Rich.
In a Bloomberg View column, Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers suggest a hidden consensus among economists, pointing to a Chicago Booth survey on the Laffer Curve.
The Laffer Curve Wreaks Havoc in the United Kingdom .
I'm a big believer in the Laffer Curve, which is the common-sense proposition that changes in tax rates don't automatically mean proportional changes in tax revenue.
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