How well elected official knows effect of reducing fed inc tax
Variable: txpol
Module:
Science Knowledge & Attitudes
Subject:
Economy
Survey Questions
Questions associated with this variable:

The first issue is federal income taxes. Some people say that reducing income taxes almost always helps the economy grow. Others say that reducing income taxes has very little long-term impact on economic growth but could cause a big increase in the deficit. Please look at Card B10. (On a scale of 1 to 5, where 1 means “Very Well” and 5 means “Not at All”), how well do the following groups understand the likely effects of reducing federal income taxes?
C. Elected Officials

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Summary by Year
Showing All Years
Code Label
1 Very well
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5 Not at all
8 Dont know
9 No answer
0 Not applicable
2006 2010
106 52
143 67
320 155
177 93
143 73
45 23
2 3
3574 1578
Summary Statistics
Valid cases 1329
Missing cases 61137