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CSET Economics

Subjects : cset, economics
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1. Has to do with its ability to command goods & services. Measuring changes in the value of the dollar is a key economic concept.

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

3. 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.

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

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

6. 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

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. Are the cornerstone of the US tax system.

9. Based on concepts of modern capitalism.

10. Provides a means of analyzing the economy.

11. Of property is fundamental to a capitalistic society.

12. ...see following cards.

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

14. 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.

15. Fulfills primary & basic needs.

16. 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.

17. People have simply demanded more of government.

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

19. Transmit the ideals & values of society.

20. Organized to fulfill basic social needs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

28. 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.

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

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