Reaganomics


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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.
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It is often compared with Reaganomics in the US, Rogernomics in New Zealand and Economic Rationalism in Australia.
The Laffer Curve and supplyC side economics served as the foundation for Reaganomics in the 1980s when Dr.
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.
This is actually interesting and meaningful; 1985 was also the year where the neoliberal supply-side economy policies, referred to as Reaganomics in the US, were in decline with the advent of President Ronald Reagan.
Judged on his own terms, this intellectual challenge is less pressing for Romney, who is sticking with the Reaganomics view that the way to aid the middle class is to support American job-creating businesses and individuals through lower taxes and less regulation.
com)-- The Reaganomics, Blue Kuda and Bon Journey took to the stage at the 2012 All Ohio Balloon Fest this month, filling the air with music as the balloonists geared up for flight.
For example, in The Oldest Profession, five elderly prostitutes launch a series of witty, and sometimes poignant, critiques regarding the dire effects of Reaganomics on their Upper West Side business, interjecting these critiques with nostalgic stories of the "good old days" in their Louisiana brothel.
The early back of the napkin version of the Laffer curve would go on to become the basis for Reaganomics and supply-side economics.
It's beginning to make Reaganomics look almost sensible
Reagan when he was my Commander in Chief when I was in the ARMY from '87-'91," the mystery man writes, "and that I was a real fan of Reaganomics and felt that Pres.