U.S Fiscal Policy: An Introduction To Our Fiscal Policy | 2020

Fiscal policy is how governments adjust their spending levels and tax rates so they can influence the economy. It touches many parts of society, including businesses, households and infrastructure.

What is fiscal policy?

Expansionary fiscal policy

Is the current U.S. fiscal policy expansionary or contradictory?

U.S. fiscal policy timeline

President Roosevelt and the Great Depression

World War II

The 1970s stagflation and beyond

How does fiscal policy work?

Fiscal vs. monetary policy

Fiscal vs. economic policy

Fiscal vs. stimulus

What are the effects of fiscal policy?

How does fiscal policy affect the U.S. economy?

U.S. fiscal policy and COVID-19

What can you do?

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