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Ch 29: Economic and Fiscal Policy Overview

About This Chapter

This informative and user-friendly chapter contains an overview of economic and fiscal policy you can review at your convenience. Use it to refresh your knowledge or prepare for an upcoming examination on any smartphone, computer or tablet at your leisure.

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

Help is just a few clicks away in the Dashboard if you have any questions as you work through this chapter. Our videos contain video tabs that allow you to quickly skip ahead or go back to any section you'd like to review again. Quickly make offline study guides by printing out the lesson transcripts you'll find here.

6 Lessons in Chapter 29: Economic and Fiscal Policy Overview
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Regulatory Policy: Definition, Processes & Examples

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.

The Business Cycle: Economic Performance Over Time

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.

What is Fiscal Policy?

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.

Monetary Policy & The Federal Reserve System

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.

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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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