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Economic and Fiscal Policy Overview - Chapter Summary
In this chapter, our professional instructors cover economic and fiscal policy thoroughly. Watch videos on subjects including the business cycle, regulatory policy and the Federal Reserve system. After completing this chapter, you should be ready to:
- Define regulatory policy and its processes
- Discuss economic performance over time as it relates to the business cycle
- Explain fiscal policy
- Outline the Federal Reserve system and monetary policy
- Identify how the U.S. economy is protected by the government
- Describe how economic interest is promoted by the government
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1. Regulatory Policy: Definition, Processes & Examples
The following lesson covers how the U.S. government uses its regulatory policy to oversee business activities. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. Monetary Policy & The Federal Reserve System
This lesson covers the Federal Reserve System's use of monetary policy to help promote the economy. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.
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.
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.
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