Economic Challenges Assignment

18 05 2011

The assignment description and rubric are available here.

Groups are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis.  3 to 6 people per topic, all topics must be covered.


  1. Government Spending and Taxation, Debt and Deficits
  2. Trade, Outsourcing and Jobs
  3. Income Inequality
  4. Consumer Debt, Mortgages and Housing Prices
  5. Commodity Prices, Oil and Resource Shortages
  6. Financial Industry, Deregulation, Leverage and Systemic Risk

Links and Materials

Due Dates (To be determined in class)
  • Research
  • Blog Post
  • Journal #4




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