1) Choose a topic from Micro or Macro economics that matters to you and find a recent news article covering that topic. (PREFERED MICRO –ECONOMICS)
2) Evaluate the article using Economic concepts. You should include
The essence of the story (2 to 4 paragraphs): Introduce the issue, who is interested in it and why.
The economic analysis (8 to 10 paragraphs): Explain how you can present the issue in terms of economic concepts and theories you have learnt in class.
Explain your view (2 to 4 paragraphs): Explain what actions you would recommend to the key players and/or policy holders.
Explain how the above analysis supports your conclusion (1 to 2 paragraphs).
3) You may provide graphs/charts/diagrams where necessary to enhance your presentation style.
4) You need to attach a copy of the article with your assignment