trickle-down


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trick·le-down

(trĭk′əl-doun′)
adj.
Of or relating to the economic theory that financial benefits accorded to big businesses and wealthy investors will pass down to profit smaller businesses and consumers.

trickle-down

adj
(Economics) of or concerning the theory that granting concessions such as tax cuts to the rich will benefit all levels of society by stimulating the economy
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Mr Uhuru Kenyatta's approach is a continuation of the status quo, avoiding tackling the issues of justice, corruption, fairness and equality while focusing on massive projects within the ambit of his Big Four Agenda, an iteration of trickle-down economics.
Dr Scott Bambrick, a business expert at Manchester Metropolitan University, added: "This trickles down all the way to the white van man and the trickle-down effect will reverberate to all corners of the country.
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Economists and studies conducted by international financial institutions indicated that the positive trickle-down effect to the poorest of the poor may be felt only after seven or more years of sustained growth in gross domestic product.
QE involves the central bank sending extra credit to commercial banks, in the hope that this will increase lending and investment, creating a trickle-down effect in the economy.
Todd McCracken, president of the National Small Business Association, says lending restrictions on small business could have a trickle-down effect.
Trickle-Down Theories A sculpture of the humpbacked flute player Kokopelli was removed from the front of Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum in Blanding, Utah, after complaints from a local group calling itself the "Values Committee.
Trickle-down means the rich get richer and pay less in taxes.