Arthur Laffer

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14, 1940
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14, 1940 (age 78)
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About

Economist known for his tax revenue theory called the Laffer Curve, which he discusses in the books he has written. He was a prominent member of Reagan's Economic Policy Advisory Board from 1981 to 1989.

Before Fame

He taught at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Trivia

He ran for the U.S. Senate in 1986 but lost to U.S. Congressman Ed Zschau.

Family Life

He attended Yale and Stanford University.

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He was a supporter of Bill Clinton during his presidency.