Ch 17: Fiscal Policy in Government & the Economy: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Fiscal Policy in Government and the Economy chapter of this Political Science Help and Review course is the simplest way to master governmental and economic fiscal policies. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of fiscal policy in government and the economy.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help understanding introductory political science material will benefit from taking this course. You will be able to grasp the subject matter faster, retain critical knowledge longer and earn better grades. You're in the right place if you:

  • Have fallen behind in understanding the differences between state-controlled and market-controlled economies and the processes involved in America's regulatory policy.
  • Need an efficient way to learn about fiscal policy in government and the economy.
  • Learn best with engaging auditory and visual tools.
  • Struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD.
  • Experience difficulty understanding your teachers.
  • Missed class time and need to catch up.
  • Can't access extra political science learning resources at school.

How it works:

  • Start at the beginning, or identify the topics that you need help with.
  • Watch and learn from fun videos, reviewing as needed.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Submit questions to one of our instructors for personalized support if you need extra help.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Fiscal Policy in Government and the Economy chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Fiscal Policy in Government and the Economy chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any relevant question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

In this chapter, you'll learn the answers to questions including:

  • What are the conflicts, goals and processes associated with regulatory policy?
  • How does the government advance economic interests and protect the economy?
  • In what ways does the business cycle influence economic growth?
  • How effective are governmental fiscal policies?
  • What is the role of the Federal Reserve in setting U.S. monetary policy?
  • How does the government make use of subsidies and taxes?

7 Lessons in Chapter 17: Fiscal Policy in Government & the Economy: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
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.

How the Government Protects the U.S. Economy

2. 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.

The Business Cycle: Economic Performance Over Time

3. 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 Promotes Economic Interests

4. 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.

What is Fiscal Policy?

5. 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

6. 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.

The Origination Clause of the U.S. Constitution

7. The Origination Clause of the U.S. Constitution

In this lesson, you will learn about the Origination Clause of the U.S. Constitution, including its interpretation by the courts and enforcement of its provisions by the House of Representatives.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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