SYSK Selects: How Trickle-Down Economics Works


SYSK Selects: How Trickle-Down Economics Works Rakop Tanyakam / EyeEm / Getty Images

The concept of trickle-down economics is tied to Ronald Reagan, but the idea's been around and in use since the 20s. It's simple: Give more money to the wealthy and they can use it to rev up an economy. But is the whole thing just a scam?