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United States economist who proposed the Laffer curve (born in 1940)

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The two men and their wives used to celebrate New Year's Eve together outside San Diego, where Laffer lived at the time.
But Davis and Buffie point out that Laffer uses total, not per capita, economic indicators.
Keywords Laffer effect * Fiscal illusion * Fiscal policy * Tax-cut * Growth * Employment
You have to be able to consistently turn-out the product, doing large batches," Laffer explains.
The Laffer curve is related to the trade-off between distribution (how the pie is shared) and efficiency (the size of the pie) in two ways: First, if the tax rate to be chosen affects very high earners (whose well-being is not very sensitive to small changes in after-tax earnings), then the revenue-maximizing tax rate approximately coincides with the socially optimal tax rate (i.
NexPoint Residential Trust Inc (NYSE:NXRT) (NXRT) on Tuesday named Arthur Laffer and James Dondero as members of its board of directors and Laffer was also appointed chairman of the Compensation Committee and Dondero as chairman of the board.
Comedy is a good idea for young filmmakers, says Monica Lozano, the producer of Mexico's 2013 hit laffer "Instructions Not Included," the Eugenio Derbez-starrer that grossed $85.
With his consultancy partners Art Laffer and Peter Tanous, Moore also wrote The End of Prosperity (Threshold Editions, 2008), which offers great insight into the bank investment and mortgage/real estate collapse.
It has been six years since his departure, but Laffer still thinks the state is worth saving.
Arthur Laffer, as the first lecturer in this series.
Laffer Associates researchers used data from drug testing company Millennium Laboratories to conduct the analysis, which is believed to break new ground in examining both the costs and benefits of testing specifically for the chronic pain treatment population.
SAN DIEGO -- The challenge of treating unrelenting chronic pain and prescription drug abuse directly and indirectly costs the country's taxpayers, insurers and employers over $323 billion annually, says a study released by Laffer Associates, an economic research and consulting firm, and the Millennium Research Institute (MRI).
It was claimed Laffer wore a false beard and was trying to steal painkillers for his addict wife Melinda Brady, 29, who has been charged with robbery.
In discussing progressivity and drawing on the Laffer curve (or as an MSc student of mine recently commented 'you're having a Laffer') soaking the rich does not generate anticipated revenue and only increases incentives for avoidance, begging the question: does CGT only really exist to serve as a barrier against income tax avoidance?
Laffer, "Father of Supply-Side Economics" and inventor of the Laffer Curve, will be an economic advisor to the firm's investment committee and executive management team.