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5 Matching questions

  1. Keynesian Economic Theory
  2. Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
  3. Social Security Act of 1935
  4. Health Maintenance Organization (HMO)
  5. Clean Air Act of 1970
  1. a The theory emphasizing that government spending and deficits can help the economy weather its normal ups and downs. Proponents of this theory advocate using the power of government to stimulate the economy when it is lagging.
  2. b The law that charged the Department of Transportation with the responsibility to reduce automobile emissions.
  3. c Created both the Social Security Program and a national assistance program for poor children, usually called AFDC.
  4. d Organizations contracted by individuals or insurance companies to provide health care for a yearly fee. Such network health plans limit the choice of doctors and treatments; About 60 percent of Americans are enrolled in HMOs or similar programs.
  5. e A "negative income tax" that provides income to very poor individuals instead of charging them federal income taxes

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A report required by the National environmental policy act that specifies the likely environmental impact of a proposed action.
  2. An economic system in which the government is deeply involved in economic decisions through its role as regulator, consumer, subsidizer, taxer, employer, and borrower.
  3. An agency of the federal government created in 1970 and charged with administering all the government's environmental legislation. It also administers policies dealing with toxic wastes. It is the largest federal independent regulatory agency.
  4. A policy designed to ensure competition and prevent monopoly, which is the control of a market by one company.
  5. The official name of the welfare reform law of 1996.

5 True/False questions

  1. Endangered Species Act of 1973Created both the Social Security Program and a national assistance program for poor children, usually called AFDC.

          

  2. National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)An agency of the federal government created in 1970 and charged with administering all the government's environmental legislation. It also administers policies dealing with toxic wastes. It is the largest federal independent regulatory agency.

          

  3. Feminization of PovertyBased on monetarism, this is the manipulation of the supply of money in private hands by which the government can control the economy.

          

  4. Supply-Side EconomicsAn economic system in which the government is deeply involved in economic decisions through its role as regulator, consumer, subsidizer, taxer, employer, and borrower.

          

  5. Collective BargainingNegotiations between representatives of labor unions and management to determine pay and acceptable working conditions.