Economics 101: What Is Demand-Side Economics? Learn About Different Demand-Side Policies With Examples

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Last updated: Aug 19, 2021 • 5 min read

What drives economic growth: supply or demand? It’s one of the most fundamental and fiercely argued debates in economics. How economists and administrations come down on this question drives everything from debates about marginal tax rates for the wealthy to how governments should respond during a recession.