trickle-down


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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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If you think the Trump/Ryan tax cuts haven't been a huge success, you don't know trickle-down economics.
IDEOLOGICAL STRUGGLEHis manifesto, focusing on small farmers and traders, as envisioned by David Ndii, as well as the conscious creating of a nation state, would be the roadmap to economic prosperity for all avoiding the trickle-down approach.Sadly, ethnic considerations mean that what should be an ideological struggle for the future of Kenya is contorted and reduced making many people siding with one side or the other purely for political and ethnic reasons.
The trickle-down effect worked well," Fair Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Kim Sang-jo said at a year-end meeting with the media, Thursday evening.
But that's not entirely a bad thing--the increased scope of vulnerability also means that investments and improvements in any enterprise will have a wider impact on the trickle-down effects Lee mentioned.
FPCCI President urged the government that the opportunity of the declining oil prices may be availed by accelerating economic activities in general and pass-on its trickle-down effect immediately to the masses in particular by reducing the price of petroleum products (POL) suitably.
But sometimes, belt-tightening at the state level translates into trickle-down costs for local governments.
THE biggest lie of our lives has been trickle-down economics.
Economists and studies conducted by international financial institutions indicated that the positive trickle-down effect to the poorest of the poor may be felt only after seven or more years of sustained growth in gross domestic product.
QE actually involves the central bank sending extra credit to commercial banks, in the hope that this s will increase lending and investment, creating a trickle-down effect in the economy.
QE involves the central bank sending extra credit to commercial banks, in the hope that this will increase lending and investment, creating a trickle-down effect in the economy.
"NHL teams went with a lot of young guys to start the year," he said, "and for veteran players, that had a trickle-down effect.
Engel criticized the "trickle-down" economic policies that suggest a lighter tax burden on high earners will lead to investments that benefit the middle class.