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.
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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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Deputy Finance Minister Amiruddin Hamzah said the trickle-down effect was crucial to ensure people at all income levels would enjoy the benefits of the country's growth and development.
If Democrats want to win big in November, they must do more than just renounce trickle-down economics.
Second, the tax law fails to embrace trickle-up economkf policy compatible with social justice teaching, instead relying on discredited trickle-down policy that favors the cash-rich.
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.Mr Raila Odinga, on the other hand, has set his swearing in as the beginning of the journey toward electoral justice, as a first step to a fairer, inclusive, just, corruption-free and more equitable Kenya.
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.
But with food-bank use rising it's totally absurd The lovely free market approach and the trickle-down theory A few getting richer and richer as the many, grow so weary Papers will often portray so many as being out to defraud Turning brother against brother, no, no, you shouldn't applaud So, for those with all the power can you please play your part And see how you could profit when you're ruled by your heart As for us all, at this Christmas time when we think about giving Seek out and help those in need, now that's what I call living.
The country's fair trade chief vowed to make the trickle-down effect work again by creating a level playing field.
It should be no surprise that under the false promise of "trickle-down" economics, which failed under presidents Reagan and Bush, Republicans are pushing another huge tax giveaway to corporations and wealthy donors.
The trickle-down effect is increased risk to everyone, and we all need to appreciate the fact that our investments in infrastructure benefit everybody."
In a statement issued here Friday, he said that trickle-down effect of the projects had started now.
KARACHI -- President, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Abdul Rauf Alam has called upon the government to ensure trickle-down effect of reduction in petroleum prices in international market.
The theory was that attracting the super-rich here would make everybody better off, through what's known as the 'trickle-down effect'.