Fiscal Policy and the Effects on Unemployment

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Increasing individual tax rates through fiscal policy will most likely have which effect on the economy?

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1. How would a government most likely change its tax rates during a recession? Why?

2. Increasing government spending will likely lead to all of the following, EXCEPT:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will ask you about the many outcomes of manipulating fiscal policy. It will provide you a scenario and then will ask you to identify the outcome of the policy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Your quiz will assess your knowledge of the following concepts and definitions:

  • Tax rates
  • Effects of increased and decreased tax rates
  • Government spending
  • Economic growth

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related economics lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the economy in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding fiscal policy and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Finish the quiz and head over to the partner lesson titled Fiscal Policy and the Effects on Unemployment. The captivating lesson will help you further understand the subtlety of fiscal policy. The lesson covers:

  • Explaining how the government uses fiscal policy
  • Exploring taxation and spending policies
  • Describing government goals
  • Investigating reactions high unemployment and a poor economy
  • Detailing the debate on government fiscal policy
  • Analyzing the reasons for public works programs
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