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The supply-side fiscal policies introduced during the presidency of Ronald Reagan.

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


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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The hardships of life under Reagonomics also informed The River and Nebraska -a set of home demos he'd been carrying around in his pocket and released after deciding the E Street Band couldn't do them justice.
Critics reminded the planners the virtues of Thatcherism and Reagonomics, and suggested the adoption of the globalization model as a savior.
You have no idea what the strikes are about yet feel able in my local paper to recommend the laughable idea of Reagonomics.
I, for instance, hadn't realized that Reagonomics (even broadly construed) possessed its own diplomacy.
The decade also was marked by Reagonomics, which aimed for a reduction in government spending and regulation.
Blue Clydesider thinks that the problem we have today could be better solved by Margaret Thatcher, a return to Reagonomics and a spot of monetarism.
of Texas at Austin) proclaims the doctrine of Reagonomics to be "Another God That Failed," in reference to the 1949 book of essays by famous ex-communists, in that its theoretical pillars of monetarism, supply-side economics (including tax cuts and deregulation), balanced budgets, and free trade in fact make up nothing more than a governing myth that serve as a mask for the "predator state," which engages in "the systematic abuse of public institutions for private profit or, equivalently, the systematic undermining of public protections for the benefit of private clients.
The Reagan-Thatcher Doctrine or Thatcherism or Reagonomics or what in academic circles is termed neo-liberalism or the "Washington Consensus" redefined the role of the state away from Keynesian Welfarism.
In "The Pursuit of Happyness," Will Smith received a well-deserved Oscar nomination for playing Chris Gardner, a man trying to save his family from poverty during the Reagonomics of the 1980s.