The Fiscal Cliff

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What is the fiscal cliff, what does it imply, and why are some people fearful of it? This video uses President Obama's proposed budget proposal of 2013 and that of republicans to provide a context for understanding the fiscal cliff. The federal budget, GDP, and the Bush tax cuts are also breiefly reviewed by the presenter.

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  • Teaches concept within the context of recent political and economic policies

  • Video moves a bit slowly