431 Paper Assignment (1)

431 Paper Assignment (1) - Paper Assignment Econ 431 Dr...

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Paper Assignment Econ 431, Dr. Hansen Purpose: This paper is designed to get you thinking more in depth about issues in development economics and doing your own research to understand a topic you are interested in. Deadlines: Friday, Jan. 27, by 5 pm: Email paper proposal to Dr. Hansen and Bryan. Friday, Feb. 24, by 5 pm: Email literature review to Dr. Hansen and Bryan. Friday, Apr. 6, by 5 pm: Email paper (final product) to Dr. Hansen and Bryan. For all three assignments, late submission will be penalized at 10% per day or part thereof that the work is late. Paper proposal : The paper proposal is meant to get you thinking about the issue you want to explore in your paper and help you start to make a plan of attack. It will be worth one-fourth of the total points of the paper assignment. It should be around two pages long and should cover the following: The specific question you plan to try to answer in your paper. This question should be specific and relatively narrow. For example, “Does providing lunch to elementary school students lead to more years of education attained?” is a much better question than “How do we get people to attend school longer?” You will not have a lot of space in your paper, so you need a question that
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