Economics Crossword Puzzle

  1. 3. the branch of economics that assesses the government revenue and government expenditure of the public authorities and the adjustment of one or the other to achieve desirable effects and avoid undesirable ones
  2. 7. an economic indicator of a positive trade balance in which the exports of a nation outweigh its imports
  3. 9. the decline of purchasing power of a given currency over time
  4. 14. when a person who is actively searching for employment is unable to find work
  5. 15. the policy of protecting domestic industries against foreign competition by means of tariffs, subsidies, import quotas, or other restrictions
  6. 18. the part of economics concerned with single factors and the effects of individual decisions
  7. 19. the study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations
  8. 20. the economic study of urban areas using the tools of economics to analyze urban issues such as crime, education, public transit, housing, and local government finance
  1. 1. the study of the allocation of scarce resources, including how markets function and how incentives affect people's, businesses' and institutions' behavior
  2. 2. items that satisfy human wants and provide utility
  3. 4. a field of economics dealing with the strategic behavior of firms, regulatory policy, antitrust policy and market competition
  4. 5. a transaction in which no physical goods are transferred from the seller to the buyer
  5. 6. the study of how the allocation of resources and goods affects social welfare
  6. 8. the part of economics concerned with large-scale factors, such as interest rates and national productivity
  7. 10. an field of economics concerned with optimizing the production and distribution of food and fiber
  8. 11. the branch of knowledge concerned with the production, consumption, and transfer of wealth
  9. 12. an industry that handles cash, credit, and other financial transactions
  10. 13. an economic practice by which governments used their economies to augment state power at the expense of other countries
  11. 16. the unlawful use of force and violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government or the population
  12. 17. the total amount of money in circulation