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The Reagan administration"s economic forecast

The Reagan administration"s economic forecast

an evaluation

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic forecasting -- United States,
  • United States -- Economic policy -- 1981-

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Brian W. Cashell
    SeriesCRS issue brief -- IB89012, Issue brief (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- IB89012, Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1988-89, reel 14, fr. 1004
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination5 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15457561M

    President Reagan convinced Congress to pass the Economic Recovery Tax Act of , which A. reduced individual tax rates by 23 percent over a three-year period. B. cut the marginal tax rate for the highest income earners from 70 to 50 percent. C. created a national sales tax. D. Options A and B are true. E. None of the above is true. The first theory was tried during the Reagan administration, and the second theory is being tried during the Obama administration. Both administrations inherited an economy in trouble. President Ronald Reagan inherited an economy with stagnant growth (two years without real growth), rising unemployment and double-digit : Richard Rahn.

    The author, a Harvard economist, discusses the United States economic outlook after the Reagan administration, and recommends canceling Reagan's tax decreases in order to reduce the federal debt. Deadly Gambits: The Reagan Administration and the Stalemate in Nuclear Arms Control by Strobe Talbott. RC Prior to the Reagan administration, the US economy experienced a decade of stagflation, a situation in which the inflation rate is high, the economic growth rate slows, and unemployment remains steadily high. The economic policy of Ronald Reagan, known as Reaganomics, was based on four main principles: restrained government spending, lower tax.

    Friedrich August von Hayek, 92, the Nobel Prize-winning economist described as the intellectual guru of President Ronald Reagan's free-market policy-makers. Chronology of the Reagan Administration. November 13 - Announcement for Presidential Candidacy July 16 - Ronald Reagan wins nomination at Republican National Convention October 28 - Reagan/Carter Presidential Debate November 4 - Ronald Reagan wins Presidential election in landslide victory ( Electoral College)


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