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Tucker
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ISBN: 9781337613040
Chapter 21, Problem 3SQP
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In each of the following cases, explain whether the fiscal policy is expansionary, contractionary, or neutral.

  1. a. The government decreases government spending.
  2. b. The government increases taxes.
  3. c. The government increases spending and taxes by an equal amount.

(a)

To determine

Type of discretionary fiscal policy of the government.

Explanation of Solution

The discretionary fiscal policy refers to the fiscal policy of the government that is used according to the need of the government. There are two types of fiscal policies that the government can make use according to its discretion. They are the expansionary fiscal policy and contractionary fiscal policy according to the recession and inflation, respectively.

Here in this case, the government decreases the government spending in the economy...

(b)

To determine

Fiscal policy nature.

(c)

To determine

Discretionary policy of the government.

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