Clip from A Knight’’s Tale

After watching the video clip from A Knight’’s Tale, consider the effect of choosing consumption today versus consumption in the future. Using the PPC

as a springboard for your analysis, what effect would forgoing consumption today in order to “invest” for tomorrow have on future production possibilities? Now consider the choices our government faces when it has limited tax revenues to fund the unlimited wants of its citizens. Describe some of the choices the government makes between consumption today and investment for tomorrow.