Often conflated, often confused, fiscal and monetary policies take very different approaches to influence the economy. And they rely on two very different arms of the government: policy and legislation vs. the Fed.
Paddy Hirsch explains the role of fiscal policy vs. monetary policy in the Whiteboard video.
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