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Economic Article Analysis 1

Find a news article which explores one (1) or more issues discussed in Weeks 1 through 3. Consider one (1) of the following topics:

  • The global financial environment
  • The global financial crisis
  • Corporate ownership and governance in MNEs
  • International monetary system
  • BOP
  • Foreign exchange markets

Write a two to three (2-3) page paper in which you:

  1. Provide a brief synopsis of the issue(s) discussed in the article. 
  2. Discuss the relevance of economic / financial theories and concepts to the issue(s) presented in the article.
  3. Critically assess the author’s position on the issue(s) discussed in the article.
  4. State and substantiate a position on the issue(s). If applicable, present and explain the arguments in favor or against the author’s position.

Recommended sources of news articles: Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Fortune, Business Week, The New York Times, etc

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

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