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    The United States government spends an enormous amount of money. Where exactly does the U.S. government spend all that money on? There are three levels of government, federal, state, and local. As of today 2016, the amount of the three levels of government spending is estimated to be around $6.6 trillion. Federal spending is estimated to be $3.95 trillion, state spending is around $1.62 trillion, and local spending is around $1.82 trillion. Federal spending is divided into three categories by the U.S. Treasury: mandatory spending, discretionary spending and net interest. Mandatory spending is a budgeted amount of money that is set aside for specific programs that are required by the law. Mandatory spending is composed of budget outlays and…

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    Describe and analyze the distribution of federal government spending. In the 2016 year, the federal budget was 3.95 trillion dollars even though the total revenue of America was 3.34 trillion dollars. The Government is causing America fall into a deeper debt by overspending. The government spent about 36 percent of spending on social security, unemployment, and labor; 28 percent on medicare and health; 15 percent on national defense; 6 percent on net interest; 4 percent on veterans benefits and…

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    Viti-Barro Equivalence theorem, is an economics hypothesis stating that an increase in government borrowing to finance their spending may have no impact on consumer spending and aggregate demand. This is because consumers predict tax cuts or higher government spending to stimulate the economy will result in future taxes increase to pay back the debt. Therefore whatever they gain now will be offset by future taxes raise. Assumptions under Ricardian Equivalence are:  Consumers are rational and…

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    What I would contest to be the most significant problems in American government would be the issues of government spending and the ruling of government programs. These two issues tend to give our government a “finger in everybody’s pies” this meaning that the government has their control over our lives and have the control to command our money. The issue of Government spending has caused a problem in our nation of debt for our country and an idea that we have more money than we actually do.…

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    Long run in the macroeconomics is when the economy has fully adjusted itself to the prices that it has noticed within the changes. While in the short run the GDP is always determined by the current demands are for the goods as well as the services in the economy. In connection the fiscal policy, which is the tax, cuts or if the government receives an increase spending or their monetary policy, which allows you to adjust the money supply, you will see that it will affect demand and the GDP. With…

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    expenditures, Investment, Net export and Government expenditures make up the four components of the GDP calculations.…

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    industry, the economic has an impact in controlling their desires. The economy determines how goods and services are to be distributed, it determines how buyers and sellers are to relate by introducing a variety of goods and service, A lot of resources and competition to equalize the existence of economic actors. GDP Gross domestic product (GDP) is the value of finished goods and services produced within a country in a specific time period usually one year. It measure the national overall…

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    2007 with factors like widespread mortgage lending, low interest rates, and lax government regulation. Then on Sept 29, 2008, the…

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    I know what it’s like to have the extra help that really makes a difference. I also understand what it’s like for those who aren’t fortunate enough to get the help needed to stay healthy, I see the disadvantages of that in my parents. But I’m thankful the government steps in and helps in different ways. In the interview, the most important concept presented that relates to chapter 7, “Economy and Work”, and chapter 8, “ Politics”, is how the government influences the economy. The government is…

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    Economic Issues In Italy

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    Most of Italy’s issues stem from specific points in Italy’s economic system. One of the largest issues is the country is excessive government spending. In the early 2000s, the country’s debt, spending and the division between the north and the south was affecting the country. Since the south is metaphorically cut off from the north they suffer corrupt government spending and are widely and actively controlled by the mafia. Towards the late 2000s, the Parliament and the prime minister were…

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