Greenspan and the Economists' Mantra on Tax Cuts

Research Report

Greenspan and the Economists' Mantra on Tax Cuts

August 16, 1999

Abstract

Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle argues that saving the surplus is good, but it is not always better than tax cuts. And while smaller government avoids some of the distortions associated with larger government, it is not always superior to a government that better meets important societal needs.

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