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以史蒂芬·摩尔(Stephen Moore)和亚瑟·拉弗(Arthur B. Laffer)的观点为例,他们认为,美国的特朗普减税不仅能够自动实现收支平衡,实际上还能够在减少政府赤字的同时,产生更多的私人投资。他们的说法是完全错误的,但是经济现实似乎对于相信拉弗曲线的主张——低税率会产生更高的税收收入——的人毫无影响。

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