Reaganomics


Also found in: Financial, Wikipedia.

Rea·gan·om·ics

 (rā′gə-nŏm′ĭks)
n.
The supply-side fiscal policies introduced during the presidency of Ronald Reagan.

[Blend of the name of Ronald Wilson Reagan and economics.]

Reaganomics

the economic theories and policies of the administration of President Ronald Reagan (1981- ), basically a policy of supply-side economics with emphasis on defense spending, encouragement of private and corporate development and investment, and reduction in government spending on social services.
See also: Economics
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The term Reaganomics coined in the 1980s referred to the economic policies of U.
Reaganomics refers to the economic policies presented by the U.
from the 1950s and the rise of opeople's capitalismo that created a large middle class of white, male workers, to the late 1970s and 1980s with the advent of Reaganomics and the managerial capitalists who impacted the course of capitalism into the 21st century.
In "Cameron's Quest" author David Carraturo showcases a genuine talent for engaging his reader's rapt attention as in the course of his original and consistently entertaining novel he reminisces about the Mets' championship season, Reaganomics, John Gotti's underworld reign, and the pop culture of the time.
However, charged commentary on political actions, such as the Iraq war and Reaganomics, limit the likelihood that it will draw the unconverted across the aisle.
In the era of Thatcherism and Reaganomics, the United Nations reached a pinnacle in human teamwork by adopting the Montreal Protocol, gradually banning the production of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs).
The heady days of runaway inflation, a deep recession, the rise of the Yuppie, Reaganomics, the emergence of cable TV, the fall of the Berlin Wall, boom boxes, junk bonds and the Rubik's Cube--so much for the good old days.
It is often compared with Reaganomics in the US, Rogernomics in New Zealand and Economic Rationalism in Australia.
The new-centre right coalition in Oslo will use its vast offshore petrocurrency/fiscal surplus to cut wealth taxes to stimulate growth, a form of supply side Viking Reaganomics.
Barak (criminal justice and criminology, Eastern Michigan University) traces the roots of the 2008 economic crisis to the 1980s, highlighting rising trade deficits, deregulation of the financial sector, and intensifying capital inequality, in the context of Reaganomics and neo-liberalism.
Reaganomics doesn't affect these people, but the spectre of Aids might.