Written Assignment for Unit Four
• Include your name, student number, course number, course
title and unit number on each page of your written assignment (this is for your
protection in case your materials become separated). • Begin each written
assignment by identifying the question number you are answering followed by the
actual question itself (in bold type). • Use a standard essay format for
responses to all questions (i.e. an introduction, middle paragraphs and
conclusion). • Responses must be submitted as a MS Word Document only, typed
double-spaced, using a standard font (i.e. Times New Roman) and 12 point type
Word count is NOT one of the criteria that is used in
assigning points to written assignments. However, students who are successful
in earning the maximum number of points tend to submit written assignments that
fall in the following ranges:
Undergraduate courses: 350 - 500 words or 1 - 2 pages.
Plagiarism All work must be free of any form of plagiarism.
Put written answers into your own words. Do not simply cut and paste your
answers from the Internet and do not copy your answers from the textbook. Be
sure to refer to the course Syllabus for more details on plagiarism and proper
Please answer the following:
1) How has economist Robert Fogel explained that economic growth is connected to life expectancy? Based on this connection, in what country would you expect to have a longer life expectancy, the United States or India? Explain.