After viewing The Crisis of Credit Visualized video, respond to each of the following:
1. How could government regulations have prevented or mitigated the credit crisis of 2008?
2. Discuss whether too much governmental regulation of business or too little governmental regulation of business presents the greater danger to:
a. the greater good
Some argue that government needs to increase its regulation of business for the good of society as a whole, while others believe that the marketplace is self-regulating and that government intervention through needless regulation places an unfair, costly burden on businesses in general and on small businesses in par-ticular. What role do you believe government regulation should play to ensure ethical conduct by businesses? How do different political viewpoints potentially shape the answer to this question?