Economics paper

CASE STUDY TERM PAPER ——- (14% of the course grade)

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You will write a paper based on a current events news story related to economics.

You should choose a news article dated within the previous two months and analyze the issue or issues discussed in the new article using economic concepts from class. Include at least one graph developed based on our course, economics related!! Possible topics include:

  • taxes and consumer or producer surplus
  • demand, supply, and equilibrium price of a particular product
  • elasticity on a particular product
  • perfect competition and imperfect competition, such as monopolies
  • labor market, wages, and income inequality
  • poverty and public policy
  • another topic selected by the professor

Your paper should be 3-5 pages typed and double-spaced.

This Written Assignment is valued at 14% of your final course grade. The report will be evaluated based on the following three factors:

–30%—-The completeness of the project and understanding of the topic(s) and issue(s) .

–50%—- Analysis, evaluation, research, and recommendations

–20%—-The presentation approach, writing mechanics, APA guidelines