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ECO561 Phoenix Week 2 Unemployment Insurance Program Assignment

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ECO/561 WEEK 2 ASSIGNMENT AND REQUIREMENTS Academic Resources • Student Supplemental Textbook Materials Instructions: McConnell, C.R., Brue, S.L., & Flynn, S.M. (2015) Economics: Principles, problems, and policies (20th ed). Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill/Irwin. HERE ARE THE CHAPTERS AND THE PAGES THAT NEED TO BE READ Required Learning Activities • Economics, Ch. 2: The Market System and the Circular Flow Read pages 32-43 of Economics. • Economics, Ch. 4: Market Failures: Public Goods and Externalities Read pages 90-107 of Economics. • Economics, Ch. 5: Government’s Role and Government Failure • Economics, Ch. 6: Elasticity Read pages 134-149 of Economics. • Economics, Ch. 32: Money, Banking, and Financial Institutions Read pages 716720 of Economics. HERE IS THE ASSIGNEMT AND REQUIREMENTS BELOW: Government Intervention Instructions: Purpose of Assignment The theory of market economies emphasizes freedom of choice and limited government intervention. The classic argument for government intervention is market failure - the inability of the market economy to correct itself from a dysfunctional state (such as the Great Depression). Students will examine articles from the University library to analyze real-world examples of U.S. government intervention programs and apply current week readings to make intelligent conclusions about the economic policies. Assignment Steps Resources: Tutorial help on Excel® and Word functions can be found on the Microsoft® Office website. There are also additional tutorials via the web offering support for Office products. Using the University Library, EBSCOhost, or ProQuest data bases, locate up to three different articles/publications and/or use The Economist Online from the University Library to examine one case of significant government intervention as it relates to your current industry of employment or an industry in which you are interested in working. You may access EBSCOhost, ProQuest or The Economist Online through the University Library homepage: 1. Click on the Library tab. 2. Click on the underlined University Library link. 3. Click on General Resources under Library Resources. 4. Click on either EBSCOhost or ProQuest. 5. Go back Library Resources list. 6. Click on View All Resources Alphabetically. 7. Click on Economist.com. Examples of intervention programs you may select, but are not limited to: • US agriculture support programs • Low income support programs (Food Stamps, Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, and Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) • Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program, The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) • Low-income rent controls and housing vouchers • Government promotion of renewable energy sources to discourage use of fossil fuels such as coal and oil • Unemployment Insurance • Bailout of U.S. banks and other financial institutions during the Great Recession • Bailout of U.S. auto makers during the Great Recession • Social Security retirement benefits Develop a minimum 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation including very detailed speaker notes or voiceover including the following: • Describe the intervention and detail its history. • Analyze the arguments for government intervention as opposed to arguments for market-based solutions. Hint: See the information in our course textbook on market failures. • Examine who may be helped and who may be hurt by the selected government intervention. • Examine externalities and/or unintended consequences of such intervention. • Determine the cost trend of the intervention program since its implementation including whether costs are increasing, decreasing, or vary with the state of the economy. • Evaluate the success or failure of the intervention in achieving its objectives and develop conclusions. • Recommend whether the program should be continued as is, discontinued, or modified and defend your recommendation. Note: The use of tables and/or charts to display economic data over the time period discussed is highly encouraged. However, if your source includes the copyright symbol, which looks like this: ©, then you should not copy any table and/or charts from that source. You could use, but are not required to use, charts/graphs retrieved from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis FRED web site as long as the data sources used by FRED to create those charts are government sources such as the Bureau of Economic Analysis or the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Cite a minimum of three scholarly, peer-reviewed references. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. Supporting Material: Government Intervention Grading Guide ...
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UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE
PROGRAM
Author
Institution

PROGRAM’S INRERVENTION
The unemployment Insurance Program is a
program that is geared towards supporting the
unemployed members of the society before
they land themselves a new job.
Finances are disbursed on a weekly basis to
ensure that these individuals can cater for their
day to day basic needs such as food.
The state governments oversee the program
with assistance from the federal government.

PROGRAM’S HISTORY
The commencement of Unemployment Insurance
program dates back in the year 1932 in Wisconsin.
Following the severe financial breakdown in 1929,
the state government introduced the program
which was meant to upkeep victims of the financial
collapse who ended up loosing their jobs.
It wasn’t until the yea...

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