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Government policies that go into effect automatically as the economy slows to counter economic slowing; the payments increase in a recession and decrease with increased employment as an economy grows and enters into the expansionary phase.
Government policy that seeks to provide economic relief to low income earners by providing welfare and other benefits (transfer payments) funded by tax revenue generated from high income earners.
Tax that increases with income; income tax is an example.
A good that is typically provided or made available through the government; the good is characterized as being both non-rivalrous and non-exclusive.