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Week One: Principles of Economics Discussion Questions CheckPoint: Principles of Economics Week Two: Supply and Demand CheckPoint: Industry Research Part I - Oil & Automobiles Industry Assignment: Supply and Demand Week Three: Types of Goods and Markets Discussion Questions CheckPoint: Industry Research Part II - Oil & Automobiles Industry Week Four: Government Policy and International Trade CheckPoint: International Trade Debate Part I & II Assignment: Taxation Week Five: Labor Markets Discussion Questions CheckPoint: Labor Market Scenario Week Six: Wages and Income CheckPoint: Industry Research Part III - Oil & Automobiles Industry


Assignment: Labor Market Research Week Seven: Measuring Economic Health Discussion Questions CheckPoint: Calculation of the Consumer Price Index Week Eight: Federal Reserve and Fiscal Policies CheckPoint: Industry Research Part IV - Oil & Automobiles Industry Assignment: Federal Reserve, Banking, and Inflation Week Nine: Economic Analysis Capstone Discussion Question Final Project: Industry Research Completion - Oil & Automobiles Industry

ECO 205 Week 1 Checkpoint - Principles of Economics Resource: Principles of Economics and Economist.com. · Due Date: Day 5 [post to the Individual forum] · Complete question 16 under Problems and Applications in Ch. 1 of Principles of Economics. · Find three current articles about the economy on http://www.economist.com. · Post a 200- to 300-word response identifying one unique principle for each article. · Note: Disregard the last part of question 16, asking you to look at the table of contents.

ECO 205 Week 2 Appendix B - Industry Research Part I - Oil Industry You will demonstrate information literacy through preparing and gathering information for the activity due this week. · Resource: Appendix B and Appendix B Example · Due Date: Day 4 [Individual] forum · Select an industry that is affected by the economy, such as the airline, automotive, home building, or technological industry. Keep in mind that you will use the industry chosen throughout the course. · Find at least two sources to help you answer the following questions about the industry you chose. o For what purpose were these sources created? o Who is the intended audience for these sources? What factors helped you identify the audience? o What specific criteria did you use to select these sources and to eliminate other potential sources? o In your chosen industry, is price elasticity of demand considered elastic or inelastic?


Are there substitutes available? Is the good a luxury or a necessity? Explain. o What is the price elasticity of supply for your chosen industry? Explain. · Review Appendix B Example for model entry. · Organize your research for this week using the annotated bibliography template in Appendix B. For each entry in the annotated bibliography, include an APA-formatted reference and a summary of the major points in the article or Web site. · Post Appendix B as an attachment.

ECO 205 Week 2 Appendix C - Supply and Demand Assignment: Supply and Demand · Resources: Appendix C and Interactive Activity: Supply and Demand · Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum · Visit http://www.bized.co.uk/learn/economics/markets/mechanism/interactive/part1.htm and read the material posted about supply and demand. Explore the concepts of supply and demand by using the interactive features on the graphs. Use the questions following the diagrams to guide your exploration. Visit parts 1, 2, & 3 of the Web site. · Fill in the matrix and answer the questions in Appendix C. Describe how changes in price and/or quantity of various goods and services will affect either supply or demand and the equilibrium price. Use the graphs from the interactive activity as a tool to help you visualize the changes in price and quantity. · Post Appendix C as an attachment.

ECO 205 Week 3 Appendix B - Industry Research Part II - Oil Industry CheckPoint: Industry Research Part II · Resource: Appendix B · Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum · Find two sources to help you answer the following questions about the industry you chose. o Research any negative or positive externalities the industry produces. Does the transaction of a buyer and seller directly affect a third party? Is the effect a negative or positive externality? How does the externality impact the economy? o Research whether the industry produces public goods or private goods, or is a natural monopoly. Are the goods or resources rival, excludable, or neither? Explain. · Organize your research for this week using the annotated bibliography template in Appendix B. Include APA-formatted references and a summary of the major points in the articles or Web sites. · Post Appendix B as an attachment.


ECO 205 Week 4 Assignment - Taxation Assignment: Taxation · Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum · Find two articles that discuss the local, state, or federal taxation of a good. · Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in APA format describing the effects of taxation and price controls on the economy. o Is the tax levied on the producers or consumers? o How does the tax affect supply or demand? o How does the tax affect the equilibrium price and quantity? o In this market, describe a hypothetical situation where a price ceiling or floor could be imposed. What implications would this have for the market? · Reference the articles you found in your paper. · Post your paper as a Microsoft© Word attachment.

ECO 205 Week 4 Checkpoint - International Trade Debate Part I CheckPoint: International Trade Debate Part I · Due Date: Day 3 [Individual] forum · Write a 200- to 300-word essay in APA format arguing for or against unrestricted international trade. Some possible platforms on which to write are comparative advantage, gains from trade, World Trade Organization, and trade restrictions. Support your position with three specific reasons. · Post your essay as a Microsoft© Word attachment.

ECO 205 Week 5 Checkpoint - Labor Market Scenario CheckPoint: Labor Market Scenario · Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum · Write a scenario that would cause a shift in labor supply and demand. The following areas have had high job growth rates and can be used for your scenario: transportation, insurance, technology, and health care industries. · Post a 200- to 300–word response that focuses on the following: o What is the area of employment? o Why has this shift occurred? o In what direction would the shift in labor supply and demand go? o What would be its effect on the equilibrium of the labor market?

ECO 205 Week 6 Appendix B - Industry Research Part III - Oil Industry


CheckPoint: Industry Research Part III · Resource: Appendix B · Due Date: Day 4 [Individual] forum · Research how wage inequality is measured and if it is present in your chosen industry. · Find two sources to help you answer the following questions about the industry you chose. o Describe any current or past news events related to wage inequality in your chosen industry. o What was the industry’s method for determining that there was an inequality? Explain. · Organize your research for this week using the annotated bibliography template in Appendix B. Include APA-formatted references and a summary of the major points in the articles or Web sites. · Post Appendix B as an attachment.

ECO 205 Week 6 Assignment - Labor Market Research Assignment: Labor Market Research In the first chapter of the text we discussed the 10 principles of economics. Two principles that help explain how wages are determined in a market economy are #1, People Face Tradeoffs, and #7, Governments Can Sometimes Improve Market Outcomes (Mankiw, 2004). Consider these principles when completing your assignment. Think of how they apply to the labor market for nurses. · Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum · Research the labor market for any state to determine how nursing wages are calculated. Use the Internet for this research. · Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in APA format, in which you: o Cite the state and the URL of the Web site used in your research. o Address which factors may influence the supply and demand for nurses. o Discuss how a nurse’s pay is determined and how the salary is structured. o Discuss what your chosen state can do to increase the supply of nurses. o Include at least one appropriately cited and documented quotation to support a point. o Include at least one appropriately cited and documented paraphrase to support a point. · Post your paper as a Microsoft© Word attachment.

ECO 205 Week 7 Appendix D - Calculation of the Consumer Price Index CheckPoint: Calculation of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) The Bureau of Labor Statistics follows five steps to calculate Consumer Price Index. · Resource: Ch. 24 (pp. 520-522) of Principles of Economics and Appendix D


· Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum · Review Appendix D. Using the chart provided, identify three strengths and three weaknesses of the calculation. · Post a 200- to 300-word response that answers the following questions once your chart is complete: o What are the characteristics of the items listed as strengths? o What are the characteristics of the items listed as weaknesses? o If the CPI is imperfect, why do we use it?

ECO 205 Week 8 Appendix B - Industry Research Part IV - Oil Industry CheckPoint: Industry Research Part IV · Resource: Appendix B · Due Date: Day 4 [Individual] forum · Research monetary and fiscal policies that have affected your chosen industry. · Find two sources to help you answer the following questions about the industry you chose: o How have these policies affected the employment rates for your chosen industry? o How have these policies affected the growth of the industry? o How have these policies affected the prices of the product the industry produces? · Organize your research for this week using the annotated bibliography template in Appendix B. Include APA-formatted references and a summary of the major points in the articles or Web sites. · Post Appendix B as an attachment.

ECO 205 Week 8 Assignment - Federal Reserve, Banking, and Inflation Assignment: Federal Reserve, Banking, and Inflation · Resources: Ch. 29 & 30 of Principles of Economics, “Fed Official Expects Growth,” and “Are Inflation Expectations Rising from the Ashes?” · Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum · Read the articles “Fed Official Expects Growth” at http://pittsburghlive.com/x/tribunereview/ business/s_385893.html and “Are Inflation Expectations Rising from the Ashes?” at http://research.stlouisfed.org/publications/mt/20051101/cover.pdf · Create a Microsoft© PowerPoint® presentation with 10-12 slides addressing the following questions: o Why was the Federal Reserve created? What are its essential functions? o Who are the decision makers of the Federal Reserve? How do these people obtain these positions? o How does the Federal Reserve control the monetary system? o How do banks increase the money supply?


o How is inflation measured? o What are the causes of inflation? o Are natural disasters causes of inflation or deflation? Where might the public see the evidence? o What are the costs of inflation? o Why is inflation so widely feared? · Include detailed speaker’s notes. · Post your presentation as a Microsoft© PowerPoint© attachment.

ECO 205 Week 9 Final Project Industry Research Completion - Economic Profile of the Oil Industry Final Project: Industry Research Completion · Resource: Appendix A · Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum · Write a 1,750- to 2,450-word paper in APA format that provides an economic profile of the industry you have researched. In your paper, discuss how the following impact the industry. o Shifts and price elasticity of supply and demand o Positive and negative externalities o Wage inequality o Monetary and fiscal policies · Conclude your paper with final thoughts on: o How the economy affects the success of your chosen industry o Economic influences that can affect the industry in a negative way · Post your paper as a Microsoft© Word attachment.


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