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Government Spending

  1. What is the Social Security administration responsible for?

  2. What are the ethical arguments against government subsidies to companies like Tesla?

  3. What happens if the Federal Reserve lowers the reserve ratio?

  4. How will a value added tax impact the government budget?

  5. What strategies can be used to achieve the goals of contractionary policy?

  6. What austerity measures can a country implement to curtail government spending?

  7. Why have austerity policies failed to stabilize Greece's economy?

  8. How do government subsidies help an industry?

  9. How does gross domestic product (GDP) affect standard of living?

  10. How is the rule of 70 related to the growth rate of a variable?

  11. How is money supply used in monetary policy?

  12. How can data assist operations management in increasing efficiency?

  13. How can I find out the Medicare sustainable growth rate?

  14. What effect has the sustainable growth rate had on Medicare disbursements?

  15. Where did the phrase "pork barrel" come from?

  16. What factors determine the strength of the crowding out effect?

  17. What's the most expensive man-made object ever built?

  18. How do government bailouts increase moral hazard?

  19. What are the pros and cons of operating on a balanced-budget?

  20. What causes politicians or governments to begin "pork barrel" spending?

  21. What is the purpose of the International Monetary Fund?

  22. What are some examples of "pork barrel politics" in the United States?

  23. How does contractionary fiscal policy lead to the opposite of the crowding out effect?

  24. What is demand-side economics?

  25. How do government stimuli increase the number of jobs in the private sector?

  26. What is the point of agricultural subsidies?

  27. What are common examples of aggregate demand shocks?

  28. Should investors worry about the budget deficit?

  29. What are some examples of expansionary fiscal policy?

  30. Which countries run the largest budget deficits?

  31. How can a government balance the stimulating effects of increased spending with the ...

  32. How are net exports influenced by the crowding out effect?

  33. Why is the crowding out effect less likely to occur during a deep recession?

  34. What is GDP and why is it so important to investors?

  35. How does fiscal policy impact the budget deficit?

  36. What are some examples of failed subsidies?

  37. What does the Ricardian Equivalence say about budget deficits?

  38. Which United States Presidents have run the largest budget deficits?

  39. What country spends the most on military and defense?

  40. What country spends the most on research and development?

  41. How long has the U.S. run fiscal deficits?

  42. What is the effect of a fiscal deficit on the economy?

  43. What country spends the most on healthcare?

  44. Why is Keynesian economics sometimes called demand-side economics?

  45. How successful is fiscal policy in guiding the national economy?

  46. What is the role of deficit spending in fiscal policy?

  47. What do Keynes and Freidman have to do with fiscal and monetary policy?

  48. How do debt issues affect governments' abilities to run fiscal deficits?

  49. Can state and local governments in the US run fiscal deficits?

  50. Who thinks fiscal deficits are a good idea?

  51. What's the difference between monetary policy and fiscal policy?

  52. Where does stimulus economics come from?

  53. How does the government spend my taxes?

  54. What are the main differences between the Republican and Democratic approaches to ...

  55. What are austerity measures?

  56. Do stimulus checks work?

  57. What is the Keynesian multiplier?

  58. What is a V-shaped recovery and how is it different from other recoveries?

  59. Why is the U.S. stock market doing well despite the recent U.S. economic downturn?

  60. Are long-term U.S. government bonds risk-free?

  61. How do government-issued stimulus checks affect the economy?

  62. How does the government influence the securities market?

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