Definition of "supply-side" [supply-side]

  • 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. (adjective)

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Use "supply-side" in a sentence
  • "You don't do what we call supply-side things for the private sector, such as--I'll give you one, Paul."
  • "I was jointly responsible with Jude Wanniski for bringing the phrase "supply-side" economics into popular parlance in 1976."
  • "The phrase "supply-side" dates back to April 1976 -- two years before Gingrich came to Congress."