In the News: Based on your reading, think of ways in which the Government is actively involved with the purpose of changing the economy. Why does the Government use these tools of fiscal policy? What are the hoped for results? Do you agree the Government should be involved? Why or why not?
Use the key word "economic news" in a Google search to find an appropriate news story or article that illustrates the ideas presented in the reading for this week.
Write a 3 to 5 paragraph summary of the information and also explain how it relates to what you have just learned.
Miller, Roger L. Economics Today, 17th Edition. Pearson Learning Solutions, 2013-01-01.