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Date of Birth 14 August 1940Youngstown, Ohio, USA

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Arthur Laffer was born on August 14, 1940 in Youngstown, Ohio, USA.

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Is a "supply-side" economist who became influential during Ronald Reagan's administration as a member of Reagan's Economic Policy Advisory Board (1981-1989).
His main interests are economics and taxation.
Best known for the "Laffer Curve".
Received a BA in economics from Yale University in 1962. Graduated from Stanford University with a MBA in 1965 and a Ph.D. in economics in 1971.
First chief economist at the OMB.
Laffer Associates founder and chairman.
Founder, Congressional Policy Advisory Board.
Release of his book, "Return to Prosperity: How America Can Regain Its Economic Superpower Status" by Laffer with Stephen Moore. [2010]
Release of his book, "The End of Prosperity: How Higher Taxes Will Doom the Economy--If We Let It Happen" by Laffer with Stephen Moore and Peter J. Tanous. [2008]

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