Inflation and Taxes in 1978

  • Eric R. Crouse


This chapter reveals the depth of anger over the hardships caused by rising inflation and taxation. A growing number of commentators pointed to the government’s poor record of macroeconomic management of the economy. It explores how supply-side economic theory gained the attention of the national media. The tax revolt movement of 1978 was evidence of people’s passion for lowering property taxes.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric R. Crouse
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  1. 1.Tyndale University CollegeTorontoCanada

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