Case | HBS Case Collection | May 1981 (Revised February 2000)

Reagan Plan, The

by George C. Lodge

Abstract

Contains President Reagan's address to Congress in February of 1981 in which he proposes $49 billion in budget cuts and tax reductions. Also contains David Stockman's "economic Dunkirk" memorandum of November 1980. Exhibits contain economic data. Purpose is to provide an opportunity to analyze and evaluate Reagan's assumptions.

Keywords: Taxation; Economy; Government and Politics; Budgets and Budgeting; United States;

Citation:

Lodge, George C. "Reagan Plan, The." Harvard Business School Case 381-173, May 1981. (Revised February 2000.)