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Feedback Effects and the Laffer Landscape


John Robert Stinespring


University of Tampa - John H. Sykes College of Business

September 2007

Colorado College Working Paper No. 2007-06

Abstract:     
This paper combines the dynamic scoring literature with Laffer curve analysis to reveal the relationship between feedback effects and the shape of the Laffer curve. A Neoclassical growth model with multiple government expenditures and revenues is used and the conditions under which a tax cut can be self-financing are explored. Steady state results indicate that fiscal regimes with a greater reliance on debt financing or lump-sum transfers are more likely to be self-financing than those with larger expenditures on government consumption and productivity-enhancing public capital.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 22

Keywords: Laffer, dynamic scoring, growth, fiscal, debt

JEL Classification: E1, H2, H3, H6

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Date posted: October 3, 2007 ; Last revised: December 18, 2009

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Stinespring, John Robert, Feedback Effects and the Laffer Landscape (September 2007). Colorado College Working Paper No. 2007-06. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1018767 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1018767

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