Month: September 2012

“Trickle Down” Theory and “Tax Cuts for the Rich”

Posted 09/14/2012 in Miscellaneous,

At various times and places, particular individuals have argued that existing tax rates are so high that the government could collect more tax revenues if it lowered those tax rates, because the changed incentives would lead to more economic activity, resulting in more tax revenues out of rising incomes, even though the tax rate was lowered. This is clearly a testable hypothesis that people ...

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