Reaganomics

[rey-guh-nom-iks]

Origin of Reaganomics

1980–85; blend of Reagan and economics
Related formsRea·gan·om·ic, adjective
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Contemporary Examples of reaganomics

  • Two years later he took a job with Jack Kemp, whose 1981 Kemp-Roth tax cut had helped usher in Reaganomics.

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    The Rise of the New New Left

    Peter Beinart

    September 12, 2013

  • The other is by Ramesh Ponnuru, who writes in the New York Times that Reaganomics must be updated to meet the 21st century.

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    It's Time to Update Reaganomics

    Justin Green

    February 18, 2013

  • See my 1981 book, Reaganomics: Supply-Side Economics in Action, for details.

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    The Supply-Side Pariah Returns

    Bruce Bartlett

    October 20, 2009

  • His new book, The New American Economy: The Failure of Reaganomics and a New Way Forward, will be published in October.

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    The Supply-Side Pariah Returns

    Bruce Bartlett

    October 20, 2009


Word Origin and History for reaganomics

Reaganomics

n.

by Feb. 1981, in reference to economic police of U.S. President Ronald Reagan, from Reagan + economics.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper