Outcome: Expansionary and Contractionary Fiscal Policies

What you’ll learn to do:¬†compare and contrast expansionary and contractionary fiscal policies

In this section, you will use the AS-AD model to help you understand how governments use fiscal policies to fight against recession and inflation.

LEARNING ACTIVITIES

The learning activities for this section include:

  • Reading: Using Fiscal Policy to Fight Recession, Unemployment, and Inflation
  • Self Check: Expansionary and Contractionary Fiscal Policies

Take time to review and reflect on each of these activities in order to improve your performance on the assessment for this section.