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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?
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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