trickle-down theory


trickle–down theory

noun

Definition of TRICKLE-DOWN THEORY

:  a theory that financial benefits given to big business will in turn pass down to smaller businesses and consumers

First Known Use of TRICKLE-DOWN THEORY

1954

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