Locate a news article
about an issue that has been addressed in Weeks 1 through 3 (e.g., poverty,
pollution, etc.) in order to conduct a meta-analysis of the author’s economic
perspective of the selected issue.
Write a six to eight
(6-8) page paper in which you:
Provide a brief overview
/ synopsis of the issue.
Discuss the model or
economic theory that relates to the issue presented in the news
Discuss what economic
theory states and predicts about the issue presented in the news
Assess how the situation
/ issue presented in the news article aligns with economic theory. For example,
does it make sense from an economic perspective; is the outcome presented in the
article what economic theory would predict; etc.?
Use at least two (2)
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;
citations and 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 assignment page length.