Economic Policy Recommendation

Select an economic problem mentioned in the textbook as the topic for a policy recommendation.

Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper modeled as a policy recommendation in which you:

  1. Briefly describe the economic problem you have selected.
  2. Assess the impact the problem poses to society.
  3. Design an economic policy solution to the problem.
  4. Analyze the economic theory used to complete the policy solution and determine the impact on the appropriate stakeholders.
  5. Analyze how the economic policy proposed would impact the market or solve the economic problem.
  6. Use at least five (5) quality academic resources. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required page length.

Examples of good sources include:

Barron’s

U.S. News and World Report

New York Times

Sun-Sentinel

Palm Beach Post

Washington Post (D.C.)

Forbes

Wall Street Journal

Time

Washington Times Herald (D.C.)

The Economist

 

**Remember, all news sites must be fact checked to prevent the news site from a potential lawsuit. For this reason, sites like those shown below are not acceptable news sites:

 

Blogs/opinions of any kind (these are opinions pieces and while everyone is entitled to his/her opinion, an opinion may or may not be based on facts – it is more likely base on emotion)

Any news article that is older than the start of our class

If you’re asked to do a news article review, it is not acceptable to use a journal article as the basis for your report

Tutor.com

Wikis of any kind

Any site with pedia in its url

E-how

Ask.com

Journal articles

The textbook

Any title followed by “for Dummies”

Op-eds

Wisegeek

About.com

Any government site

Tutor.com