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The Laffer Curve: Will Tax Cuts Pay for Themselves? | Robert P. Murphy

In a recent speech in Little Rock, former president Bill Clinton said, “In the first eight years of trickle-down economics under President Reagan, we …

The Napkin Doodle That Launched the Supply-Side Revolution

<b>1974</b> <i>Economist Arthur Laffer sketches his theory of tax policy over dinner with</i> Wall Street Journal <i>writer Jude Wanniski and Ford administration</i> …

We Need A New Supply Side Economics — Here Are 8 Things We Can Do

Demand stimulation remains the right goal today, but it's not going to be the right goal forever. As the economy returns to "normal," the special rules of the last five years won't apply: the labor market won't be so slack that it doesn't matter if you pay people not to work; the federal government …

New rule could force Paul Ryan's hand on 2016

Rep. Paul Ryan might have to decide which job he wants more -- running the powerful House Ways and Means Committee or running for president in 2016.<p>House Republicans adopted a new rule that could force Ryan's hand as he considers his future. The new provision requires any House committee chair who …

Make it happen, Paul Ryan

Wisconsin’s most powerful politician in Washington, D.C., just got a promotion.<p>Congratulations, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Janesville, on being named …

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