Romney's Tax Plan Won't Work Like Reagan's Did

3 Pages Posted: 31 Oct 2012  

Bruce Bartlett

Independent

Date Written: October 29, 2012

Abstract

This article compares the tax plan put forward by Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney with that enacted by Ronald Reagan. It finds only superficial similarities. Consequently, Romney's plan will not achieve the same economic results as Reagan's.

Keywords: Ronald Reagan, Mitt Romney, tax reform, supply side economics

JEL Classification: H20, K34

Suggested Citation

Bartlett, Bruce, Romney's Tax Plan Won't Work Like Reagan's Did (October 29, 2012). Tax Notes, Vol. 137, No. 5, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2168779

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