Ch 51: Holt McDougal Economics Chapter 15.2: Demand-Side & Supply-Side Policies

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The Demand-Side & Supply-Side Policies chapter of this Holt McDougal Economics Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with supply-side and demand-side policies. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Demand-Side & Supply-Side Policies textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Holt McDougal Demand-Side & Supply-Side Policies chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the supply-side and demand-side policies topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Kinds of supply-side policies
  • Monetary policy tools
  • Contractionary fiscal policy
  • The multiplier effect in economics
  • Expansionary fiscal policy

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5 Lessons in Chapter 51: Holt McDougal Economics Chapter 15.2: Demand-Side & Supply-Side Policies
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Supply-Side Economics in Fiscal and Monetary Policy

1. Supply-Side Economics in Fiscal and Monetary Policy

This lesson explains what supply-side economics is, where it started, and how economists illustrate it. It provides a basic overview of the still-controversial theory that was popularized by President Ronald Reagan during the 1980s.

Expansionary Fiscal Policy and Aggregate Demand

2. Expansionary Fiscal Policy and Aggregate Demand

In the 21st century, the realities of a recessionary economy are more vivid than many of us would probably like. In this lesson, you'll learn how the government uses expansionary policy to offset recessionary gaps using real-world examples.

The Multiplier Effect in Economics: Definition, Formula & Example

3. The Multiplier Effect in Economics: Definition, Formula & Example

In this lesson, we'll examine the multiplier effect, which is a chain reaction of activities that stimulate the economy. Then we'll look at some examples and a formula that can be applied to any scenario to help explain the multiplier effect.

Contractionary Fiscal Policy and Aggregate Demand

4. Contractionary Fiscal Policy and Aggregate Demand

This lesson examines how fiscal authorities use contractionary fiscal policy to slow down the economy and defeat the enemy called inflation. Find out what fiscal tools the federal authorities can use to contract the economy.

Managing the Economy with Fiscal and Monetary Policies

5. Managing the Economy with Fiscal and Monetary Policies

Learn what fiscal and monetary policy are and how they are used to manage the economy. Find out the goals of these policies and some of the tools that each use to help you find a job and influence the amount of money in your pocket.

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