This video teaches the concept of Fiscal Policy. Fiscal policy refers to how government taxing and spending policy can be used to influence the macroeconomy.
OTHER RELATED LESSONS
Students will apply their knowledge of economics to the analysis and interpretation of jokes, quotations, and cartoons in economics. Students will watch a Paul Solman video of an interview of Yoram Bauman, the Stand up Economist. Students will use Daryl Cagel's cartoon website, Jokes on the Web...
Students will visit “A Citizen’s Guide to the Federal Budget,” and use the federal government web site to obtain information which will help them understand basic information about the budget of the United States Government for the current fiscal year.
This lesson defines and compares the National Debt with the National Deficit. Students will discover the differences between the two and look at current trends. Students will examine the amount of per-capita debt and be exposed to the reality of the amount the national debt is increasing every d...
Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the Consumer Price Index (CPI), students explore the latest release for December 2014. Building on last month's lesson that discusses the problems with the CPI, they learn about alternative ways of measuring inflation.
This lesson provides an introduction and an overview of the Budget Control Act of 2011. Students will be given information about the legislation and presented with different proposals for dealing with the long-term deficit problem of the United States.
INTERACTIVE TOOL REVIEWS
Be the first to review this interactive tool!Add a Review