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Arthur Laffer

Definition:

United States economist who proposed the Laffer curve (born: 1940)

Class:

person noun (people)

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

Laffer

Definition references

Wikipedia:

Arthur Laffer | Arthur Betz Laffer
(Born: August 14, 1940, Youngstown, Ohio)

an American economist who first gained prominence during the Reagan administration as a member of Reagan's Economic Policy Advisory Board. Laffer is best known for the Laffer curve, an illustration of the theory that there exists some tax rate between... (40 of 1515 words, pronunciation)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Arthur Laffer

Collins Dictionary:

economist | economic analyst

a specialist in economics | [archaic] a person who advocates or practises frugality (12 of 485 words, 2 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/economist

Wiktionary:

economist | economists [plural] | Ĺ“conomist [archaic, sense-specific] | economiser [synonym, sense-specific] | economizer [synonym, sense-specific] | miser [synonym, sense-specific]

An expert in economics, especially one who studies economic data and extracts higher-level information or proposes theories. | One concerned with political economy. | [obsolete] One who manages a household. | [obsolete] One who economizes, or manages ... (34 of 52 words, 4 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/economist

Macmillan British Dictionary:

economist [countable] | economists [plural]

an expert in economics, especially one who advises a government department, business, or organization | someone who studies or teaches economics (20 of 45 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/economist

Merriam-Webster:

economist

[archaic] one who practices economy | a specialist in economics (9 of 35 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/economist

Oxford Dictionary:

economist

an expert in economics (4 of 32 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/economist

Cambridge Dictionary:

economist

a person who studies or has a special knowledge of economics (11 of 16 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/economist

Random House Dictionary:

economist

a specialist in economics. | [archaic] a thrifty or frugal person. (10 of 16 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/economist

New World Dictionary:

economist

a specialist in economics | [archaic] an economical or thrifty person (10 of 14 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/economist

American Heritage Dictionary:

economist

A specialist in economics. | [archaic] An economical person. (8 of 11 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/economist

Encarta Dictionary:

economist | economists [plural]

a student or expert in the field of economics (9 of 22 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861607443​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio reference

the Free Dictionary:

Laffer

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Laffer"

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