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Noun1.Laffer - United States economist who proposed the Laffer curve (born in 1940)
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Laffer, Larry Kudlow, Steve Forbes, and Steve Moore, launched CommitteeToUnleashProsperity.
These reductions can lead to a bell-shaped relationship between tax rates and government revenue known as the Laffer curve (for an example, see Figure 1).
Arthur Laffer today released his international tobacco tax handbook, cautioning that "one size does not fit all" in tobacco tax policy and offering governments practical examples and case studies to consider in order to optimize tobacco excise tax revenues.
He partnered with Art Laffer, of Laffer Curve fame, who posited that excessive tax rates would reduce government revenues rather than increase them.
The company compares the game to Leisure Suit Larry, a vintage computer game that follows the exploits of Larry Laffer, a sleazy middle-aged Lothario fond of double entendres and cornball pickup lines in his often failed attempts to seduce women.
Laffer of "Laffer Curve" fame and Stephen Moore, former president of the Club for Growth who now writes editorials for News Corp.
Arthur Laffer, a leading advocate of Supply-side Economics, outlines his "Program for Prosperity" in a series of nine free lectures released to the public today by Yorktown University.
In his first example to prove "Whomever draws the best drawing gets the funding," Roam pointed to Arthur Laffer and the Laffer Curve.
Conducted by the economic research and consulting firm Laffer Associates, the analysis found that if a clinically accepted standard of two to six urine tests are administered for these patients each year, about $2.
It was claimed Laffer wore a false beard and was trying to steal painkillers for his addict wife Melinda Brady, 29, who has been charged with robbery.
He quickly narrows it down to supply-side economics and one of its most important contributions, the Laffer curve, which shows that at both a 100-percent and a zero-percent tax rate, government revenue collections are zero.
In discussing progressivity and drawing on the Laffer curve (or as an MSc student of mine recently commented 'you're having a Laffer') soaking the rich does not generate anticipated revenue and only increases incentives for avoidance, begging the question: does CGT only really exist to serve as a barrier against income tax avoidance?