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CSET Economics

Subjects : cset, economics
Instructions:
  • Answer 30 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Has created problems in providing essential public services such as police and fire protection and sewage disposal.






2. Provides a means of analyzing the economy.






3. Since ther are not enough resources to satisfy all wants - there is a conflict between unlimited wants & limited resources. Societal choice: what to produce - how to produce - & for whom to produce.






4. Transmit the ideals & values of society.






5. Provide a method to analyze the goods & services in a society.






6. Are the cornerstone of the US tax system.






7. The quality of land - labor - & capital are key factors that determine economic growth. Less - developed countries usually have high population densities. Low incomes retard economies by restricting the opportunity to consume goods.






8. How to allocate resources among competing & alternative uses. How to distribute goods & services among the population. How to provide economic stability & security. How to provide continued economic growth.






9. ...see following cards.






10. People have simply demanded more of government.






11. Of government activity comes from its spending - taxing - and public debt policies.






12. Direct - indirect - proportional - progressive - and regressive. Federal personal & corporate taxes are progressive. Most state and local taxes are proportional. Nearly all excise - sales - and property taxes are regressive.






13. Is a theory that bases taxation in accordance with income and wealth position.






14. Has to do with its ability to command goods & services. Measuring changes in the value of the dollar is a key economic concept.






15. Commitments & military expenditures have had lasting effects on the role of government in the economy.






16. In the economy include direct controls over the economy - ownership of production (for example - Hoover Dam) - and welfare expenditures.






17. Consumption: characterized by freedom of consumer choice. Production: characterized by freedom of enterprise. Financial: composed of all banking & financial institutions. Government: performs task of stabilizing the economy through monetary & fiscal






18. Is a measurement of assets on hand at a given point in time.






19. Has created problems in labor - management relations that government seems to be able to handle best.






20. Areas of the world have shown limited economic growth.






21. Is a source wealth & income & involves the inflow & outflow of goods and services. The economic growth of the US is measured by the Gross National Product (GNP) - which is the value of all goods & services produced in a particular year.






22. Is the monetary return or other material benefits from currently produced goods & services.






23. Based on concepts of modern capitalism.






24. Organized to fulfill basic social needs






25. Fulfills primary & basic needs.






26. A competitive - free - market - free - price system is necessary for capitalism to function efficiently.






27. Is a theory that bases taxation in accordance with the benefits received by the taxpayer; hunting & fishing fees are examples.






28. And influence in our economy has steadily grown throughout history.






29. Of property is fundamental to a capitalistic society.






30. Of the world's population is economically deprived.