The Laffer Curve, Part 1
3 Pages Posted: 2 Oct 2012
Date Written: July 16, 2012
This article, the first of three, reviews the origins of the Laffer Curve in the 1970s. Notes that economist Norman Ture, who worked closely with Rep. Jack Kemp, probably had more to do with popularizing the idea of a tax cut that could pay for itself than economist Arthur Laffer did.
Keywords: Laffer Curve, supply side economics, Arthur Laffer, Norman Ture, Jack Kemp
JEL Classification: H20
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