laffer laffer  /ˈlæ fər/


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


  • Salmon: Why Capital Gains Should Be Taxed as Income

    NEW YORK (Reuters Blogs) -- The recent Munk debate featured one of those strange-bedfellow moments, when Paul Krugman agreed with Art Laffer that the tax rate on capital gains should be the same as the tax rate on income. (In fact, Laffer went one step further than that, saying that even unrealized capital gains should be taxed at the same rate.) Normalizing the capital-gains tax rate so that it ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source:

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