My essay question is as follows:
Describe the ways the government can effect the economy. Which is the way that provides the most impact on the economy? Why?
Can anyone point me in the direction of websites/resources that can help me write this?
Taxes on businesses; laws regarding pay (minimum wage); tariffs; etc., ad infinitum.
Here's a whole slew of articles that may help:
You'll have to decide how you want to narrow your topic since there are SOOOOOOO many facets to our economy: private business, public agencies; international businesses; oil dependency; etc.