WRITING ASSIGNMENT From sources dated August 1 – December 7, 2016, collect 4 articles that relate to 4 different microeconomic topics discussed this semester in class( I attached the table of contents and a sample of how my work should be on the the files below).Refer to the Table of Contents in your book for a list of eligible general topics. For each of the 4 articles, highlight or underline the salient points within the article. Use staples or tape to attach the article or a photocopy of the article to a piece of 8.5 x 11 paper and list the topic, source, author, date, page, and title of the article next to or directly below the article. You can fold the article under if needed. On the same page, write a 3 to 4 sentence summary of each article as well as a 2 to 3 sentence personal impact (PI) statement explaining how the event or information may affect you as an individual. Articles can come from the same source but no more than 2 articles can come from the same week (Sunday through Saturday). Articles can be taken from any reputable news source including publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The Dallas Morning News, The Economist, and Time, and must relate to the course material. If you get your newspaper or magazines online, you can use it as your source. If you are not sure if an article is suitable, see me after class or come by during my office hours and I will be look it over with you and give you advice. You need 4 different articles that discuss 4 different microeconomic topics. Some articles may cover more than one topic but can be used only once. For example, if you have found 2 articles that both talk about demand and supply in the oil market and the cost of oil as an input, then use 1 of them for the topic of demand and supply and the other for costs of production. Each article must be on a separate sheet of paper along with the information noted above. The cover page must have the following information: Last Name, First Name Econ. 1100.014 Fall, 2016 All five pages (4 articles and 1 cover page) must be stapled together in the top left-hand corner. Assignments assembled with paper clips, folders, folded corners, etc. will receive a grade of zero. This assignment is accepted during class when called for on December 7 for full credit. Refer to the Writing Assignment Example for guidance on how to complete each article. This assignment is worth a total of 40 points (10 points for each article) toward the final semester total of 1,000 points.

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