Fiscal Policy Online Course for Consumers
Inflation, unemployment, recession, economic growth―these economic concepts affect people in very real ways. In two thought-provoking, interactive lessons, learn about fiscal policy, the avenue by which Congress and the president attempt to influence the economy.
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