Principles of Economics 2e
Principles of Economics 2e
2nd Edition
ISBN: 9781947172364
Author: Steven A. Greenlaw; David Shapiro
Publisher: OpenStax
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Chapter 23, Problem 17SCQ

For each of the following, indicate which type of government spending would justify a budget deficit and which would not.

  1. Increased federal spending on Medicare
  2. Increased spending on education
  3. Increased spending on the space program
  4. Increased spending on airports and air traffic control

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