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CSET Economics

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

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

3. Organized to fulfill basic social needs

4. Of property is fundamental to a capitalistic society.

5. Has created problems in providing essential public services such as police and fire protection and sewage disposal.

6. Are the cornerstone of the US tax system.

7. Provides a means of analyzing the economy.

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

9. Based on concepts of modern capitalism.

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

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

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

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

14. Fulfills primary & basic needs.

15. People have simply demanded more of government.

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

17. 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.

18. 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.

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

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

21. ...see following cards.

22. 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

23. Transmit the ideals & values of society.

24. 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.

25. 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.

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

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

28. 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.

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

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