from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or being an economic theory that increased availability of money for investment, achieved through reduction of taxes especially in the higher tax brackets, will increase productivity, economic activity, and income throughout the economic system.

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  • adj. regarding the supply side of the economy


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  • You don't do what we call supply-side things for the private sector, such as--I'll give you one, Paul.

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  • I was jointly responsible with Jude Wanniski for bringing the phrase "supply-side" economics into popular parlance in 1976.

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  • The phrase "supply-side" dates back to April 1976 -- two years before Gingrich came to Congress.

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  • Herbert Stein, a former economic adviser to President Nixon, coined the term "supply-side economics" in 1976.

  • Admeld helps large websites sell advertising and is known as a "supply-side platform" company.

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  • Admeld, which helps large websites sell advertising and is known as a "supply-side platform" company, would help Google obtain ad inventory from some of the top publishers of online content, including Thomson Reuters Corp. and News Corp. 's Fox News and New York Post sites.

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  • He said he was really attracted to the idea of supply-side economics and Kemp's proposed one-third reduction in individual tax rates.

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  • Executives of some Web publishers say companies like Admeld, which are also called "supply-side platforms," aren't critical to their business.

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  • A handful of goofballs convinced Reagan to experiment with an untested concept called supply-side economics.

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  • At Eureka College, my major was economics, but I think my own experience with our tax laws in Hollywood probably taught me more about practical economic theory than I ever learned in a classroom or from an economist, and my views on tax reform did not spring from what people called supply-side economics.

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