Part 8 of a series about Taxing Businesses

After the 1980s tax reform the decline in savings and the increase in consumption caused domestic investment to fall, swamping any increase due to incentives from lower taxes on high incomes.

Domestic Investment

Data source: Federal Reserve Economic Data

The codes used to download data:

  • W171RC1Q027SBEA .   Net domestic investment, Billions of Dollars, Quarterly, Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate
  • W170RC1Q027SBEA    Gross domestic investment, Billions of Dollars, Quarterly, Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate

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