Current Event Analysis

For this assignment find a news article, on-line, and prepare a 1 to 2-page written analysis (not summary) of the article.ÿÿÿYour article should provide an opportunity toÿexamine macroeconomic issues. ÿPlease include a link to your article with your analysis so that I may read the article as well. ÿAn analysis should include your interpretation of the article, discuss how you arrived at that interpretation, and also evaluate the viewpoint of the article’s author and the context withinÿwhich you (and they) are presenting your (their) position.ÿYour article analysis should:Be typedInclude an introductory paragraph that introduces the ideas presented in the article as well as the economic theory you will discuss. ÿInclude a conclusion summarizing your analysisDiscuss the strengths and limitations of the quantitative and/or qualitative evidence presented (I encourage you to consider both the evidence/data presented in your article as well as the evidence/data discussed throughout the course that may relate to your chosen article)Consider competing ideas/alternative viewsDemonstrate your ability to explain the macroeconomic relationships between the issues presentedBe understandable to non-economistsPossible Article Sources: ÿWeb sites to check out:ÿ24-hour news organizations such as CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, etc.Major newspapers such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, The Oregonian, and the Herald and News (if you’re local).Weekly news magazines such as Time, BusinessWeek, NewsWeek, The Economist, U.S. News & World Report, etc.