Fiscal Policy

During the Coronavirus pandemic, the United States launched many fiscal policy initiatives to
stabilize and grow the United States economy. For this assignment, complete the following in
paragraph form:
1. Define fiscal policy and explain whether the government should implement an expansionary
or contractionary fiscal policy during the pandemic.
2. Identify one of the fiscal policy initiatives implemented at the federal level during the
pandemic. Describe the program: What was it? What was it designed to do? How large or a
program was it? Use outside research from The Wall Street Journal or another newspaper from
2020 or 2021 to support your assertions.
3. Was this program designed to impact economic output, the labor market, or both? Explain.
4. What were the costs associated with this program? How did it effect the amouawznt of the
Federal Debt?