The purpose of this assignment is to provide students with an opportunity to develop a short case study and analysis of an issue related to money and banking using concepts and theories learned in class.
Select an article on an economic topic from a major newspaper or business journal (e.g., The Economist, Wall Street Journal, New York Times) dated within the previous two months and analyze the issue using the economic concepts and theory learned in class. Possible topics include:
· Quantitative Easing
· Money supply
· Monetary policy
· Janet Yellen
· Inflation Control
· Raising interest rates
The paper should begin with a concise summary paragraph that (1) states the problem/issue/topic you have selected and (2) summarizes your position on the topic, anticipating your conclusion. The remainder of the paper should explain and support your position.