Ch 78: AEPA: Economic Policies

About This Chapter

The NES: Middles Grades Social Science has replaced the AEPA: Middle Grades Social Science in the state of Arizona. In your studies for this certification exam don't forget to complete the activities of this chapter to review fiscal policy, government influences on economic and policy influences international economics.

AEPA: Economic Policies - Chapter Summary

As you prepare for the Nation Evaluation Series (NES): Middle Grades Social Science use this chapter to study for questions about different economic policies. In this series of short, engaging lesson videos review the functions of fiscal policy, role of the government in economics and the effects of politics on international trade. These lesson videos are mobile-device-friendly and taught by professional instructors so that you have a versatile and effective way of reviewing:

  • Fiscal policy tools of government spending and taxes
  • Effects of unemployment on fiscal policy
  • Measures of economic performance over time
  • Governmental protection of the national economy
  • Governmental promotions of economic interests
  • Relationships between economics and politics in international trade
  • International external marketing

As you complete these lessons take the lesson quizzes to test your mastery over the material and overcome topics you don't understand. Improve your understanding of these topics with video tags that will take you directly to the key parts of the lessons that discussed them. Alternatively you could read over the lesson transcripts that present written overviews of the lessons. Once you think you have a firm understanding of this chapter, test yourself by completing the chapter exam.

AEPA: Economic Policies Objectives

Prospective middle-grades social science teachers take the NES: Middle Grades Social Science to show their competency with the social sciences before they are granted certification. This computer-based test is made up of 150 multiple-choice questions which are administered in a 180-minutes testing session. Of these questions 12% belong to the domain of Economics, and may include questions about economic policies. Use this chapter to improve your understanding of these policies.

8 Lessons in Chapter 78: AEPA: Economic Policies
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is Fiscal Policy?

1. What is Fiscal Policy?

The following lesson will cover how the U.S. government uses fiscal policy to affect the economy. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.

Fiscal Policy Tools: Government Spending and Taxes

2. Fiscal Policy Tools: Government Spending and Taxes

Discover the three main tools the government uses to address recessionary and inflationary economies - what economists call fiscal policy. Find out how these tools are used to help the economy in different situations.

Fiscal Policy and the Effects on Unemployment

3. Fiscal Policy and the Effects on Unemployment

Review what fiscal policy is and how the two key components of fiscal policy can be used to influence unemployment. Find out when and how fiscal policy can be used and why it is so important.

The Business Cycle: Economic Performance Over Time

4. The Business Cycle: Economic Performance Over Time

Learn the economic terms that describe economic performance over time and how indicators such as unemployment and inflation behave throughout these economic fluctuations.

How the Government Protects the U.S. Economy

5. How the Government Protects the U.S. Economy

The following lesson will cover the ways in which the government protects the U.S. economy and ensures stable economic growth. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check for your understanding.

How the Government Promotes Economic Interests

6. How the Government Promotes Economic Interests

The following lesson will cover how the government promotes its economic interests through businesses, labor, and agriculture. There will be a short quiz following the lesson to check your understanding.

The Economics & Politics of International Trade

7. The Economics & Politics of International Trade

We will discuss the economics & politics of international trade through the definition of open trade and its benefits and drawbacks. In addition, the ideas of competitive advantage and political patience will be shown as key indicators of global success.

International External Marketing: Culture, Economics, Tech & More

8. International External Marketing: Culture, Economics, Tech & More

International marketing plans have a specific marketing mix that will differ tremendously from the domestic version. Marketing managers have to take into account a country's economic, technological, logistical, and sociocultural differences in order to successfully target an overseas market.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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