Americans Prefer Economic Growth To Income Redistribution

Americans Prefer Economic Growth To Income Redistribution

Americans across the aisle believe that growing the economy should be the country's top priority. Few favor stopgap measures like income redistribution—a quick look at how the two approaches differ.

Anjali Krishnan

When polled, more than half of Americans chose economic growth as the higher priority for the country, while a quarter picked income redistribution.

Larry Kudlow, the former Chief of the National Economic Council under President Trump, collaborated with the latest TIPP Poll to gauge Americans' opinion of the proposed tax hikes.  The TIPP Poll conducted at the end of June covered close to 1500 American adults, a cross-section of the society. The data reads: