Laissez Faire Economics: Definition & Examples


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Laissez faire is a belief that?

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1. Laissez faire economics is/was?

2. The Laissez faire belief and approach is more common in?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Taking a look at what the French can teach us about our own economy, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of the laissez-faire concept in economics. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding what laissez-faire is as well as knowing the characteristics of laissez-faire.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Definition of laissez-faire
  • Characteristics of laissez-faire
  • Where this approach is most common
  • When the beliefs are most strong
  • Political figures stressing laissez-faire

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related laissez-faire lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding where this approach is most common and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about laissez-faire economics and the political figures who supported it

Additional Learning

To learn more about when to just leave things alone, review the lesson entitled Laissez-Faire Economics: Definition & Examples. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what laissez-faire is
  • Identify the French origins and meaning of the term
  • Explain the history surrounding this ideal for the economy
  • Describe the success stories of laissez-faire
  • Appreciate the ebb and flow of laissez-faire popularity