Ch 12: Fiscal Policy in Government & the Economy

About This Chapter

Use these engaging video lessons to learn about fiscal policy as it relates to the government and economy. The chapter is available at any time, and it's designed to help you improve your government and economy knowledge for tests, projects, class assignments or homework.

Fiscal Policy in Government & the Economy - Chapter Summary

Fiscal policy involves the decisions that governments make concerning taxes and spending. Monetary policy concerns interest rates and the level of money supply. Both of these can have wide effects on the economy. In this chapter, well-informed instructors explain how the United States' economy is protected and how its interests are promoted through various types of policies. When you're finished with each lesson, take the accompanying self-assessment quizzes to test your knowledge of the material. For your convenience, we've made these resources accessible on any Internet-connected device. At the end of this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Define fiscal policy
  • Evaluate several regulatory policy processes
  • Differentiate between market and state-controlled economies
  • Describe the government's promotion of economic interests
  • Assess the relationship between the Federal Reserve System and monetary policy

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