What is a Good Government? (How do good governments decide how to spend…
What is a Good Government?
How does a good government keep their economy balanced?
Governments try and maintain balanced trades, and taking in enough tax for their expenses, otherwise they need to borrow money from someone. Governments may need to borrow to keep the economy stable and give their citizens a stable life.
How do good governments control imports and exports?
Governments usually have budgets on imports and exports they tend to want to earn more than they spend.
International imports and exports have been very problematic, that why there are over 35 agreements on how an import or an export is made, were the money goes and the maximum tarif a popular one is the Havana Agreement.
Another intresting fact about international imports and exports is that the soviet union only started importing again when it broke apart, it was such a mess that they didn't want other countries looking in. This is why Paul Mc Cartney wrote the song "let them in"
Import and export control is nearly impossible there are many international black markets owned by powerful mafia's and gangs.
More than 10% of our worlds adult consume illeagaly imported drugs. You can also make a lot of money from this. Famous drug dealer Pablo Escobar had so much money that he lit 2 million dollars on fire just because his daughter was cold.
Governments can also form export unions were you will buy a certain thing from a certain country.
goverments have import export taxes to called Tarifs it's to hire their economy and prioritize local product.
Imports and exports started early, the first ones were in capadoccia then the silk road.
the silk road was the one of the biggest changes for trade in history
the rulers of China's Han dynasty made the 7,000 mile long road that lasted more than a thousand years. (130 bce - 1423 ce)
most governments want there own economy to thrive, for example Donald Trump in the U.S is an example he wants his own people to Thrive resulting in his views on immigrants. This is because he wants local workers to get the jobs. This is simmilar to how most governments make tarrifs on imported goods. It makes the people buy local produce, because it has no tax and is cheaper. (This is why rice noodles, seaweed paper and coconut milk are so expensive.) These products are allimported therefor they have an import tax and aren't really practial in your average turkish household.
Governments can also force colinized countries to take in certain imports, for example (today (december 16th 2018) is the 245th aniversary) the boston tea party when the british kept importing tea from india into america for money the americans protested by throwing all the tea off board the ships.
How do good governments decide how to spend their budget?
Good governments usually look at stats from their country to decide where they should be spending the money.
Amongst members of government, they usually vote on what to do with the tax & import money.
Governments can also get loans from other countries if they are running out. The U.S is a good example. Their debt to China is 17.8 trillion dollars.
How does a good government help neighboring countries?
Most functioning governments make alliances, which is an agreement between countries to help each other in difficult times. They Support each other in wars and have consistent imports and exports between the 2.
Governments sometimes lend money to other countries, hoping for more money when it's returned.
Governments can sign peace treaties to make peace with the neighbors and prevent war.
How do good governments help the less fortunate in their country?
governments usually have public services (e.g hospitals, schools and transport) this could be helpful for less fortunate by using the wealthy populations tax governments have the money to make these services.