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1. Of, relating to, or being an economic theory holding that increased availability of money for investment, achieved through reduction of taxes especially in the higher tax brackets, will increase productivity, economic activity, and income throughout the economic system.
2. Of or relating to the supply of a good or service, as opposed to the demand for it: Drought and other supply-side problems are driving up the price of corn.

supply side n.
sup·ply′-sid′er n.


of or denoting the hypothesis in economics that reduced taxes will stimulate investment and economic growth.
Compare demand-side.
supply′-sid`er, n.


[səˈplaɪˌsaɪd] ADJ supply-side economicseconomía f de oferta
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I always thought that the supply-side, incentive-oriented growth wing of the party had the best and the only way to get more growth in the economy.
Seeing those word--"We're very excited by the trickle-down effect"--actually spoken by a working stiff puts the dissonance and illogic of supply-side theory in full relief.
Faced with a local supply-side crisis China is buying huge quantities from the internationally traded market squeezing out many other buyers.
In fact, government attempts to boost demand through fiscal expansion, and the Bank of Japan's attempts to boost demand through low interest rates, have not been merely futile; they have been decidedly counterproductive, because they have prevented the market from addressing the issue of supply-side reform.
Whenever Krugman discusses supply-side economics, he goes ape, and his latest book is no exception.
The financial markets - which control far more of the country's $7 trillion economy than does the federal government - have cheered the deficit reductions and won't buy the supply-side approach again, said Sohn Won Sung, chief economist at the Norwest Corp.
The most resolute champion of supply-side economics is Jude Wanniski, a fon-ner editorial writer for The Wall Street Journal and the force behind Forbes's candidacy.
If new demand for services is to be met, however, existing supply-side disincentives to entrepreneurship must be eliminated.
He has been among his party's most caustic critics of supply-side economics, which asserts that tax cuts produces enough economic growth to offset losses in tax revenues.
Alas, that part of the supply-side vision was quickly falsified by events.