Economics in the News

Economics in the News

You will find a newspaper article related to economic issues, and write a three paragraph review of the article. The first paragraph is a summary of the article. The second paragraph is an analysis of the economic reasoning in the article. This paragraph should describe the cause and effect relationships that the article mentions or implies and should evaluate whether those cause and effect relationships are true, on the basis of economic principles. The third paragraph will answer the question “What did you learn from reading this article?”

To be judged satisfactory: (1) The title, publication, and author must be listed in the first sentence of the review, AND (2) The review must contain two paragraphs, AND (3) The first paragraph must summarize the article, and be at least 5 sentences long, AND (4) The second paragraph must describe and evaluate at least one cause and effect relationship suggested in the article, and be at least 5 sentences long, AND (5) The third paragraph must answer the question “What did you learn from reading this article?”, and be at least 5 sentences long.