Economic effects of the Federal Budget Balance

Choose one of the topics listed below or obtain approval from your instructor on another public finance topic that interests you. Write a 5- to 8-page research paper describing current issues surrounding the topic and the current policy being implemented in relationship to its impact on public finance. Also include any possible new policy discussions surrounding the topic that are related to public finance. Your topic was due at the end of Module 6. The final portfolio paper is due at the end of Module 8.

Cite at least five scholarly sources. Topics to choose from:

    Social Security
    Health care reform
    Economic effects of the Federal Budget Balance
    Taxation as the main source of revenue for governments