Dr. Art Laffer and Michelle Balconi on Tax Reform
Famed Reagan Economic Advisor Dr. Art Laffer and Author Michelle Balconi join us to discuss President Trump's efforts at tax reform. Will he get a bill passed and when? What will be the economic results on business and middle-class families?
Dr. Art Laffer was a member of President Reagan's Economic Policy Advisory Board (1981 - 1989) and was noted in TIME magazine's 1999 cover story as "One of the Century's Greatest Minds." He is a frequent cable news contributor and the author and co-author of many newspaper articles and books including Return to Prosperity and An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of States. Dr. Laffer is well known for the Laffer Curve, an illustration of the theory that there exists some tax rate between 0% and 100% that will result in maximum tax revenue for governments.
Michelle A. Balconi is a writer and speaker focused on connecting children and adults through important topics. Her Let's Chat About series with Dr. Arthur Laffer provides real terms and familiar scenarios for family discussions and includes "Let's Chat About Economics," "Let's Chat About Democracy," and planned for 2018, "Let's Chat About Immigration."
This wide-ranging interview covers the 2008 financial crisis, how tax rates impact the economy, how we can teach our kids the basics of economics and democracy, and Dr. Laffer discusses Ronald Reagan.
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