The paper should be 8 – 10 pages in length, double spaced, and follow generally accepted APA guidelines for college papers. It should contain a bibliography, and references should be properly noted.
PURPOSE: The purpose of having you write a research paper is to gauge how
effectively you can apply information covered in class to real-world situations and circumstances. This course succeeds if you can effectively move economic theory from an academic setting to a valid analysis of past or current world events, your work
existence, school environment, or life in general.
EVALUATION: In evaluating your paper, I am most interested in whether your
economic analysis and/or conclusions have been thought out, logically developed,
clearly presented, and supported with your own analysis and/or that of others. In other
words, I want you to think and apply textbook theory to a true managerial situation, real
TOPIC: Choose an event, situation, issue, or problem from business or society today
and analyze the microeconomics aspects of the topic chosen using sound Managerial
Economic theory. Provide a description of what you are writing about, but your paper is not the description, but the research and analysis. Some examples of topics to get your ideas flowing are listed below. You should pick your own topic, but the list may perhaps start you thinking towards a meaningful topic to you.