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Unformatted text preview: PSU ECON 002 Spring 2008 Smith The General Education Writing Assignment For this project, your group should identify two interesting questions from the world around you and provide reasonable answers using the tools and insights of economics. Inspiration and examples for this project can be found in Robert H. Frank’s “The Economic Naturalist: In Search of Explanations for Everyday Enigmas,” Basic Books, 2007. A few copies of this book are on reserve in the library, though it is an interesting read and many will find it worth the purchase price. Each group will submit a paper 3-5 pages in length, double-spaced, with 12-point font. Exceeding the page limit indicates you have not sufficiently honed your argument, and will likely correlate with a lower score. In the paper you should present and answer the two original and interesting questions your group selects. Use of the Frank book is for examples and inspiration; you must develop your own questions. Each of your answers is likely to be longer inspiration; you must develop your own questions....
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course ECON 002 taught by Professor Mcleod,markpehlivan,ayseozg during the Spring '08 term at Penn State.
- Spring '08