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Burying Supply-Side Once and for All

If conservatives are serious about promoting economic growth and prosperity, they need to stop fetishizing tax cuts and start proposing policy ideas that are based on actual facts.

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  •  (Neera Tanden)
    Neera Tanden

If you are going to base all your efforts to win political power on a single economic theory, as conservatism has over the last 30 years, you might want to make sure it works. But that’s what’s so surprising about supply-side economics: Despite the fact that its central claim has been belied by decades of economic experience, it persists.

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Authors

 (Neera Tanden)

Neera Tanden

President and CEO of the Center for American Progress