Ch 17: Fiscal Policy in Government & the Economy: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Fiscal Policy in Government and the Economy chapter of this Introduction to Political Science Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about the government's role in the economy. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long, and they teach all of the monetary and fiscal policy tools required in a typical introductory political science course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other political science work.
  • Identify the fiscal policy concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our Introduction to Political Science Tutoring Solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about fiscal policy and earn better grades. This resource can help students, including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding market- and state-controlled economies, regulatory policy, monetary policy, taxes, subsidies or any other fiscal policy topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their social science learning
  • Prefer learning social science visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their fiscal policy unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in political science
  • Don't have access to their social science teacher outside of class

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  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning about fiscal policy simple and fun.
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  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Learn about fiscal policy on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and re-watch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning objectives:

  • Discuss market and state-controlled economies.
  • Explore U.S. regulatory policy.
  • Learn about equity and efficiency through government intervention.
  • Detail the ways in which the economy is protected by the U.S. government.
  • Explain how the business cycle affects economic growth.
  • Discover how economic interests are promoted by the U.S. government.
  • Define fiscal policy and explain its purpose and effectiveness.
  • Identify the functions of the Federal Reserve and describe monetary policy.
  • Discover how taxes and subsidies are utilized by the government.

9 Lessons in Chapter 17: Fiscal Policy in Government & the Economy: Tutoring Solution
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.

What is Pork Barrel Spending? - Definition & Examples

7. What is Pork Barrel Spending? - Definition & Examples

Pork barrel spending is the use of federal government money towards specific projects in order to help congressmen win re-election. We'll discuss why such spending occurs and look at some examples.

Largest Revenue Sources for the Federal Government

8. Largest Revenue Sources for the Federal Government

Where does the federal government get its money? In this lesson, you'll learn about the top four source of revenue for the U.S. government. You'll also find out how these sources have fluctuated over time.

How the Government Uses Taxes & Subsidies

9. How the Government Uses Taxes & Subsidies

This lesson will explain how the government uses tax revenue. It will also discuss the purpose of subsidies, as well as public services and infrastructure.

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