The United States Government...
1.) Promote and secure competition in a market economy?
2.) Protect private property rights in a market economy?
Policy #1. Government must define with precision what constitutes ownership of property.
- Why do you own this land?
Policy #2. There must be few restrictions on the use of property.
-You can't do something crazy on the property.
Policy #3. Government must encourage widespread ownership.
-There shouldn't be a bunch of underutilized land going to waste.
Policy #4. Government, through civil and criminal law, must protect property owners against harm to property by fellow citizens or by foreign nations.
- You break it, you pay for it.
Policy #5. Government must protect property owners against harm to property by government itself.
-The city isn't allowed to come and disrupt your property to enhance the property of the City.
Following these policies help to protect the property rights.
4.) Provide public goods and services in a market economy?
5.) Resolve externalities and other market failures in a market economy?
7.) Use regulations and deregulation policies to affect consumers and producers in a market economy?
"The Economic Principles of America's Founders: Property Rights, Free Markets, and Sound Money." The Heritage Foundation. Web. 04 Feb. 2016.