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trickle-down

of or concerning the theory that granting concessions such as tax cuts to the rich will benefit all levels of society by stimulating the economy
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Overall, the patterns of findings in Table 1 provide little support for the trickle-down theory.
The trickle-down theory (from runway to reality) once had currency, but trends travel in all directions: from high to low, sure, but also from sidewalk to catwalk to red carpet to clearance rack.
If there is satisfaction and happiness among attending physicians, it will lead to a positive spin for students and residents--the trickle-down theory of happiness," Dr.
Opponents pointed out that the trickle-down theory -- suggesting that economic success can be the prime tool in tackling deprivation -- is flawed, and that the recent boom has not helped those at the very bottom of the heap, such as the elderly poor, those with physical or mental difficulties, and poor single parents.
This is based on the trickle-down theory of economics.
Properly qualified, one of the major points of trickle-down theory is a good one: Confiscatory tax rates on a nation's most productive citizens are indeed, as Britain discovered, a blueprint for economic decline.
By dividing the rural economy into two sectors, farm and non-farm, the author has empirically tested the trickle-down theory of growth.
The beneficiaries through the trickle-down theory are another 7 percent.
And I write for people like me who are just tired of the trickle-down theory where some guy spends ages and pages in some fat book where everything including the draperies, which happen to be burnt orange, is described, and further, is some metaphor for something.
This is a notable application of the trickle-down theory of economic progress: As the banks become richer, they will lend more easily and the credit crunch will end.