Macroeconomics Applications

ACCT500 – Economics Module – Week 7 Macroeconomics Applications

Week 7 includes three applications in three major areas in Macroeconomics: 1) Gross Domestic Product; 2) Unemployment and Inflation; and 3) Macroeconomic Policy. You must complete all three applications. Each of the application options are located in the textbook.

You will select one of the Options listed for each of the applications and will complete a draft essay for each of the applications. The drafts will be submitted for grading by the end of Week 7.

The Week 7 Assignment grading is as follows:

Application 1: 9 points

Application 2: 12 points

Application 3: 5 points

Articulation and APA: 4 points

The grading rubric for Week 6 is located on the Week 7 Assignments page.

You will complete your Final Essay for each application as part of the Economics Assessment due by the end of Week 8. Final Assessment grading is as follows:

Applications 1, 2, and 3: 35 points each

Articulation and APA: 15 points

The grading rubric for the Economics Module Assessment is located on the Economics Module Assessment – Assignments page.

APPLICATION 1 – Gross Domestic Product:

Prior to completing the application, students will need to review Chapter 5 and 6 to best prepare for the applications.

OPTION 1: USING VALUE ADDED TO MEASURE THE TRUE SIZE OF WALMART

Option 2: The Links Between Self-Reported Happiness and GDP

APPLICATION 2: Unemployment and Inflation:

Prior to completing the application, it is highly recommended that students review Chapters 5 and 6 to gain a solid foundation.

Option 1: DECLINING LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION

option 2: More Disability, Less Unemployment?

option 3: THE INTRODUCTION OF CELL PHONES AND THE BIAS IN THE CPI

APPLICATION 3: Macroeconomic Policy

Prior to completing the application, students will need to review Chapter 17 – Macroeconomic Policy Debates.

Option 1: CREATING THE U.S. FEDERAL FISCAL SYSTEM THROUGH DEBT POLICY

option 2: WOULD A POLICY RULE HAVE PREVENTED THE HOUSING BOOM?

option 3: IS A VAT IN OUR FUTURE?

ACCT

500

Econ

omics

Module

Week 7 Macroeconomics

Applications

Week 7 includes

three

applications in

three

major areas in Macroeconomics: 1) Gross Domestic

Product; 2) Unemployment and Inflatio

n; and 3) Macroeconomic Policy.

You must complete all

three

applications.

Each of the application options are located in the

textbook.

You will select one of the Options listed for each of the applications and will complete a draft

essa

y for each of the applications.

The drafts will be submitted for grading by the end of

Week 7.

The Week 7

A

ssignment grading is as follows:

Application 1

:

9

points

Application 2:

12

points

Application 3:

5

points

Articulation and APA:

4

points

The grading rubric for Week 6 is located on the Week 7 Assignments page.

You will complete your Final Essay for each application as part

of the

Economics Assessment

d

ue

by the end of

Week 8.

Final Assessment

grading is as follows:

Applications 1, 2, and 3:

35 points each

Articulation and APA:

15 points

The grading rubric for

the

Economics Module Assessment is located on the Economics

Module

Assessment

Assignments page.

APPLICATION 1

GROSS DOMESTIC PRODU

CT

:

Prior to

completing the

application, students will need to review Chapter

5 and 6

to best prepare

for the applicatio

ns.

OPTION

1: USING VALUE ADDED TO MEASURE THE TRUE SIZE OF WALMART

OPTION 2: THE LINKS

BETWEEN SELF

REPORTED HAPPINESS A

ND GDP

APPLICATION 2:

UNEMPLOYMENT AND INF

LATION

:

Prior to completing the application, it is highly recommended

that

students review Chapter

s

5

and 6 to gain a solid foundation.

OPTION 1

: DECLINING LABOR FO

RCE PARTICIPATION

OPTION 2

: MORE DISABILITY, L

ESS UNEMPLOYMENT?

OPTION 3

: THE INTRODUCTION O

F CELL PHONES AND TH

E BIAS IN THE CPI

APPLICATION

3

:

MACROECONOMIC

POLICY

Prior to completing the application, students will need to review Chapter

17

Macroeconomic

Policy Debates.

ACCT500 – Economics Module – Week 7 Macroeconomics Applications

Week 7 includes three applications in three major areas in Macroeconomics: 1) Gross Domestic

Product; 2) Unemployment and Inflation; and 3) Macroeconomic Policy. You must complete all

three applications. Each of the application options are located in the textbook.

You will select one of the Options listed for each of the applications and will complete a draft

essay for each of the applications. The drafts will be submitted for grading by the end of Week 7.

The Week 7 Assignment grading is as follows:

Application 1: 9 points

Application 2: 12 points

Application 3: 5 points

Articulation and APA: 4 points

The grading rubric for Week 6 is located on the Week 7 Assignments page.

You will complete your Final Essay for each application as part of the Economics Assessment due

by the end of Week 8. Final Assessment grading is as follows:

Applications 1, 2, and 3: 35 points each

Articulation and APA: 15 points

The grading rubric for the Economics Module Assessment is located on the Economics Module

Assessment – Assignments page.

APPLICATION 1 – GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT:

Prior to completing the application, students will need to review Chapter 5 and 6 to best prepare

for the applications.

OPTION 1: USING VALUE ADDED TO MEASURE THE TRUE SIZE OF WALMART

OPTION 2: THE LINKS BETWEEN SELF-REPORTED HAPPINESS AND GDP

APPLICATION 2: UNEMPLOYMENT AND INFLATION:

Prior to completing the application, it is highly recommended that students review Chapters 5

and 6 to gain a solid foundation.

OPTION 1: DECLINING LABOR FORCE PARTICIPATION

OPTION 2: MORE DISABILITY, LESS UNEMPLOYMENT?

OPTION 3: THE INTRODUCTION OF CELL PHONES AND THE BIAS IN THE CPI

APPLICATION 3: MACROECONOMIC POLICY

Prior to completing the application, students will need to review Chapter 17 – Macroeconomic

Policy Debates.