It takes a lot of money to keep everything within a country running. Whether its a local school or the national defense, there is much to provide for and maintain. Many things influence a country's economy, such as availability of natural resources, population, geography, climate, its neighbors, and more. Who makes sure all of it is working properly and where does the money come from? Read Country Money to find out how government earn spend and budget. Discusses fiscal responsibility, importing and exporting and currency valuation in an easy to understand, accessible manner. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, websites and books for further information, and discussion questions. The How Money Works series gives an in depth, yet easy to understand look at how economic systems work. From understanding personal finance to global trade, How Money Works provides insight to and appreciation for financial literacy. Topics in the series include personal, family, country, and world finance.