Essay on ECO/372 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment

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Team C Week 3 Learning Team Assignment
ECO/372

Team C Week 3 Learning Team Assignment
In our team paper, we are going to evaluate, assess, and apply various economic situations from a Keynesian and Classical perspective. As the global markets increase and decrease over time careful modifications of the economy of the United States need to be made. After a comprehensive assessment of the current economic situation team C has agreed, that the Current State of Interest Rates, unemployment, exceptions, and consumer incomes and spending are the distinct factors that have an influence on economic forecasting and growth. The US is still recovering from the financial crisis there is still some skepticism, despite recent signs in
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Another problem that will add to the rising unemployment rates according to David Pinsen in his article named why is the unemployment rate so high “China has devalued their currency so that they could create a job market boom.” If the cost to do business in the United States keeps rising we will lose more business overseas.
Economically there are many challenges we face as a country with our current fiscal policies. Since the 2008 financial crisis, there have been many debates in regards to how we should go about managing our financial system. Unfortunately, we as team believe that in order for us to stabilize our nation financial issues we are going to have to make restrictions in certain channels, which might affecting our way of life. One area needing attention is government spending and how it has to be reduced, and this would have a ripple effect in certain areas. Our elected officials will have to come to a compromise and determine which sectors are costly and can be reduced.
Another idea would be to avoid increasing the tax rates as this will help “minimize economic distortions that shrink the level of production” (Baker III, 2009, p. 1). To promote economic growth, our team recommends that we take the approach of increasing the corporate tax base and decreasing the corporate tax rates. Other suggestion is to reduce the deductibility of state and local taxes. Other reforms that could be looked

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