In this series, “The Hutchins Center Explains” what you need to know about current debates and key concepts in fiscal and monetary policy. Posts cover a diversity of topics, and new ones are added regularly.
In this economics lesson, students will evaluate fiscal policy objectives to learn the challenges of sustainable national budget formation.
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy, Roles of Government
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Students will understand how federal policy making decisions, and their associated revenue and spending implications, impact the budget, and will…
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Budgeting, Fiscal Policy
Grades 6-8, 9-12
What are the tradeoffs that policymakers face when steering the federal budget? To answer this question, we will explore ways…
Key Concepts: Budget Deficits and Public Debt, Fiscal Policy