“A Rising Tide Raises All Boats”

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Although a nautical metaphor, it is much beloved by economists of a certain persuasion to argue that an overall lift in economic prosperity benefits everyone. John F. Kennedy used it often to justify various policy proposals. Kennedy was a president with many fine qualities, but expertise in economics was not one of them.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEconomic ideas you should forget
EditorsBruno S. Frey, David Iselin
Place of PublicationCham, Switzerland
PublisherSpringer, Springer Nature
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9783319474588
ISBN (Print)9783319474571
Publication statusPublished - 2017


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