Bookmark These: Educate yourself on fiscal, monetary policy
By Reid Kanaley
http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | (MCT) Pundits talk about fiscal and monetary policy, and our eyes may glaze over. But these terms are crucial as decision-makers try to decide how badly the economic recovery is faltering — and what to do about it. These sites may help us understand.
—Ask Dr. Econ: A description by "Dr. Econ" at the
—Economics Help: A blog by British economics teacher Tejvan R. Pettinger, who is also a contributor to an economics channel on YouTube, has a number of posts dealing with fiscal policy and monetary policy, including this one that describes both as tools to achieve two main goals: control inflation and reduce unemployment. A commenter suggests that both tools are a waste, and it's better to "let the markets work." But what if they don't? http://go.philly.com/fiscal2
This is Pettinger's short essay on why economics matters. He was bemoaning a
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