ECO 100 WEEK 8 ASSIGNMENT 2
The Fiscal and Monetary Policy and Economic Fluctuations
Write a three to four (3-4) page paper in which you:
1. Discuss the current economic situation in the U.S. as compared to five (5) years ago. Include
interest rates, inflation, and unemployment rate in your explanation.
2. Explain the changes in interest rates, inflation, and unemployment rates that your research
yielded. Explain one reason for each of the changes in interest rates, inflation, and unemployment
rates that you identified in Question 1.
3. Identify two (2) strategies based on fiscal and monetary policy that would encourage people to
spend money in order to create economic growth.