Arthur B. Laffer, Sr. (born 1940) is a supply side economist popular during the Ronald Reagan administration when he was a member of Reagan's Economic Policy Advisory Board. He's best known for the Laffer Curve.
He's the author and co-author of many books and newspaper editorials, including Supply Side Economics: Financial Decision-Making for the 80s
Founder and CEO of Laffer Associates in San Diego, he received a BA in economics from Yale University in 1963. He also graduated from Stanford University with an MBA in 1965 and a PhD in economics in 1971.
He has six children.