Macroeconomic topics students may choose include but are not limited to the following:
Costs of Inflation
Causes of Unemployment
Review of The Great Depression
Costs and Benefits of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Must be at least 8-10 double spaced pages in length.
Must have a cover page that includes the following:
Title of paper
Adult learner’s name
Module name and number
Must include an introductory paragraph with a succinct problem statement.
The body of the paper must include the following:
Three to four specific academic concepts applied from the module to the topic or problem addressed.
Each concept must be addressed in the following way:
Reference academic literature gleaned from classroom assignments or reading in related journals or books
during the course of this module.
Use American Psychological Association, 6th ed.
(2010) for references
Describe an experience where adult learner observed a problem or issue and relate this topic to academic
concepts demonstrated in a business or workplace environment.
Readdress the concept and the experience with critical thought.
Following the process of causes and
possible solutions or improvements to the stated problem or issue.
How could someone respond to the
problem by applying lessons learned from experts cited in the paper and from their own analysis?
The paper must conclude with a re-statement of the problem statement and a conclusion paragraph.
The final page must be a Reference Page that is completed according to American
Psychological Association 6th ed.
Economic Content/Development: 40%
Relevant literature references are reviewed to present the subject(s) discussed in the paper.
Paper demonstrates knowledge of the economic concepts applicable to the subject.
Paper presents competing economic ideas concerning the subject
Major points are illustrated using relevant economic principles
Paper uses the vocabulary of economics effectively.
The paper has a title page that includes required information
The structure of the paper is clear and easy to follow with an introduction, body, and
Ideas flow in a logical sequence.
The introduction provides sufficient background on the topic and provides a thesis for the
The conclusion is logical and flows from the body of the paper.
The conclusion reviews/summarizes the major points.
The paper, including citations and reference page, follow APA guidelines for format.
The paper utilizes references and cites appropriately.
The paper is laid out effectively and uses reader friendly aids (e.
, headings, sections,
summaries, table of contents, indices, and appendices), when appropriate.
All margins are 1”; 12 point font; double space
Paper is 8 pages in length (excluding title page, reference page, appendices, etc.
Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed.
Spelling is correct.
Sentences are complete, clear, and concise.
Sentences are well constructed, with consistently strong, varied structure.
Paper incorporates a Christian worldview.