Arthur Laffer

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Name: Arthur Laffer
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 4 reports

Laffer’s International Tobacco Taxation Handbook Gives Governm…

Date: Thursday, July 17, 2014 10:00 GMT ·LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ –— Declaring ‘One Size Does Not Fit All,’ Renowned Economist HighlightsWhy Countries Must Retain Fiscal Sovereignty When Setting Excise RatesAs excise taxes become increasingly ... [Published Asia PR News - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

What Went Wrong In Kansas? Maybe Nothing

Kansas is collecting hundreds of millions of dollars less than its budgeted projections. That number has a lot of people in a lot of states wondering what happened.Here is why answering that question is important. In  2012 Kansas  enacted what Nick Johnson ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Kansas Gov. Brownback focuses on tax cuts as state faces budget shortfall

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback doubles down on slashing income tax rates.Kelly Moffitt Social Engagement Manager - St. Louis Business JournalKansas Gov. Sam Brownback plans to double down on massively slashed income tax rates that, in fiscal 2014, brought ... [Published Affton-Shrewsbury Patch - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Tax Cuts Don’t Pay For Themselves

Andrew Prokop delivers a reality check:After [Sam Brownback's tax cuts in Kansas] became law, it was undisputed that Kansas’s revenue collections would fall. But some supply-side analysts, like economist Arthur Laffer, argued that increased economic growth ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 3 reports

More Time Unlikely to Fix Kansas’ Poor Strategy for Growth

Heritage’s Stephen Moore argues that Kansas’ tax cuts, which have led to deep revenue declines that will make it harder for the state to invest in education and other drivers of long-term prosperity, just need more time to boost its economy.  But ... [Published Off the Charts Blog | Center on Budget and Poli ... - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Repulicans should tout a flat tax.

With the 2014 elections approaching, it is difficult not to wonder if the Republican Party will once again seem to have the same great paucity of ideas it has had in most recent elections. This is puzzling because there are so many possible concepts to ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

Gold digger

Not too long ago, Gov. Sam Brownback lit into reporters in Topeka - when the state realized it need to borrow money from itself to pay this year’s bills - asking them to pay a little attention to some of the positive economic news in Kansas.That’s a pretty ... [Published Hutchinson News - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Economists Tell Obama to Make Infrastructure a Top Priority

On Wednesday, President Obama and Vice President Biden took time for a working lunch with leading economists to talk about paths forward to accelerate economic growth and improve the competitiveness of the U.S. economy. Experts at the lunch included former ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 4 reports

Kansas Disproves Supply-Side Magic Yet Again

Paul Krugman writes today about Two years ago Kansas embarked on a remarkable fiscal experiment: It sharply slashed income taxes without any clear idea of what would replace the lost revenue. Sam Brownback, the governor, proposed the legislation — in ... [Published Mother Jones - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

What's The Matter With

Krgthulu's in my intertubes stealing my unwritten columns. Two years ago Kansas embarked on a remarkable fiscal experiment: It sharply slashed income taxes without any clear idea of what would replace the lost revenue. Sam Brownback, the governor, proposed ... [Published Eschaton - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Republicans can’t quit Brownback Mountain

For Republicans, it is the love that dare not speak its name. Tax cuts don't pay for themselves by generating economic growth so explosive that government revenues exceed the levels they would have otherwise reached. Ever since the Laffer Curve was first ... [Published Daily Kos - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 2 reports

Tax conference features conservative viewpoints on economics

INDIANAPOLIS – Tax reform and tax relief were the focus points of the Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference at the Indiana Government Center.Tax policy experts from Indiana and around the country gathered at the event hosted by Republican ... [Published Herald-Times - Jun 25 2014]

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Laffer said. "once tax levels are in the prohibitive range of the laffer curve"
"Tobacco taxes represent an essential source of tax revenue for most countries across the globe," Laffer said during today's release of his . "governments levy excise taxes on tobacco to achieve fiscal and public health objectives. because the goal of reducing smoking incidence cannot be understated, this handbook is for everyone interested in setting tobacco tax policy as it focuses on using tax as the solution to the tobacco consumption problem." Â

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Understanding Supply-Side Economics [Published Jamestown Post-Journal - Jul 13 2014]
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Tax Cuts Don’t Pay For Themselves [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 10 2014]
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Tax Cuts Don’t Pay For Themselves [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 10 2014]
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Kansas Governor Wants To Double Down On Massive... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 09 2014]
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Tax forum farce [Published Journal-Gazette - Jul 09 2014]
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Why no Kansas miracle?, by Scott Sumner [Published EconLog - Jul 07 2014]
Conservatives have great ideas, but House GOP l... [Published Washington Examiner - Jul 06 2014]
Repulicans should tout a flat tax. [Published Examiner.com - Jul 05 2014]
Does Cutting Taxes Stimulate an Economy? [Published Nasdaq - Jul 05 2014]
Gold digger [Published Hutchinson News - Jul 03 2014]
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Kansas’ economic debacle: The enduring power of... [Published Taipei Times Online - Jul 02 2014]
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Laffer's International Tobacco Taxation Handboo... [Published PR Newswire: Financial Services - Jul 17 2014]
LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As excise taxes become increasingly important throughout the world, Dr. Arthur Laffer today released his international tobacco tax handbook, cautioning that "one size does not fit all" in tobacco tax policy and offering ...
Tax Cuts Don’t Pay For Themselves [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 10 2014]
Andrew Prokop delivers a reality check: After [Sam Brownback's tax cuts in Kansas] became law, it was undisputed that Kansas’s revenue collections would fall. But some supply-side analysts, like economist Arthur Laffer, argued that increased ...
More Time Unlikely to Fix Kansas’ Poor Strategy... [Published Off the Charts Blog | Center on Budget and Poli ... - Jul 09 2014]
Heritage’s Stephen Moore argues that Kansas’ tax cuts, which have led to deep revenue declines that will make it harder for the state to invest in education and other drivers of long-term prosperity, just need more time to boost its economy.  But ...
Why no Kansas miracle?, by Scott Sumner [Published EconLog - Jul 07 2014]
The past two years Kansas reduced its state income tax rates . As a result, the top rate of income tax faced by Kansas residents (combined state and federal) rose from 41.45% in 2012 to 48.3% in 2013 and then fell a tad to 48.2% in 2014 (if they don't ...
Year-End Revenue Numbers More Proof of Kansas’ ... [Published Off the Charts Blog | Center on Budget and Poli ... - Jul 01 2014]
Kansas officials yesterday announced that state revenue dropped more than expected again in June, adding even more to the damage we previously documented from the tax cuts that Kansas put in place last year.  All told, Kansas brought in $338 million ...
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