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Laffer Speaks

neo laffer curve

Dr. Arthur Laffer is speaking this Tuesday, Oct. 10, 4:15 – 5:30 p.m., at the Renaissance Hotel in the Music City Ballroom.

Come on out and ask him about the Neo-Laffer Curve (pictured above): a more accurate representation of the dynamics of the relationship between tax rates and revenue. In all seriousness, Laffer is a keen mind, whose famous curve (not pictured. hint: it’s a parabola.) was sadly oversimplified and used for a barrage of dangerous and irresponsible economic policy decisions that continue even today. Maybe he’ll have something to say about that.

I can’t figure out if this event is open to the public or if you have to register. Maybe I overestimate the crowd that would turn out to see a 66 year old economist speak. But I’m gonna go.