trickle-down theory


An economic theory which advocates letting businesses flourish, since their profits will ultimately trickle down to lower-income individuals and the rest of the economy.

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I did not really agree with the trickle-down theory, but I thought it was interesting nevertheless and worth reading about.

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The top money earners tried to convince the rest of the citizens that the trickle-down theory of economics was the most fair way of being in business.

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Protesters on Wall Street have taken exception to the Trickle-Down Theory of economics arguing that the vast majority of wealth created has remained with the wealthy.

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