TITLE

Laffer versus Thatcher

PUB. DATE
September 1979
SOURCE
National Review;9/14/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 37, p1138
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that economist Arthur Laffer has criticized the economic policy of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. According to Laffer, the increase in the rates of value-added tax would offset the decrease in income tax rates. He has cited the decrease in stock prices at the London Stock Exchange as the sign of impending failure of British economy.
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6069596

 

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