The Size and Role of Government: Economic Issues

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The appropriate size and role of the government is one of the most fundamental and enduring debates in American politics. What role does the state play in economic activity? How is the economy affected by government intervention? Many of the arguments
surrounding the proper size of government are economic in nature, and they will be discussed in this report.

Creator(s): Labonte, Marc
Creation Date: July 1, 2009
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Labonte, Marc

Specialist in Macroeconomic Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: July 1, 2009
Description:

The appropriate size and role of the government is one of the most fundamental and enduring debates in American politics. What role does the state play in economic activity? How is the economy affected by government intervention? Many of the arguments
surrounding the proper size of government are economic in nature, and they will be discussed in this report.

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27 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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