Recent Question/Assignment

Due: Week 6 (FRI 5pm) ASSESSMENT
Weighting: 15%
Length: Maximum 1000 words
1) Choose ANY One topic from the following list:
- Australia’s stand on Renewable energy
- Demand and supply of ANY resources in Australia which includes human resource also
- Oligopoly, Monopoly and Duopoly structures in any ONE or
TWO industries in Australia and its affect in the market
- Growth in Australian Agricultural sector for Export market
- Costs of Production in any one or two industries in Australia
2) Evaluate your chosen topic from economic perspectives. You should include
• The essence of the story (1 to 2 paragraphs): Introduce the issue, who is interested in it and why.
• The economic analysis (3 to 4 paragraphs): Explain how you can present the issue in terms of economic concepts and theories you have learnt in class.
• Explain your view (2 to 3 paragraphs): Explain what actions you would recommend to the key players and/or policy holders.
• Explain how the above analysis supports your conclusion (1 to 2 paragraphs).
3) You may provide graphs/charts/diagrams where necessary to enhance your presentation style.
4) Students need to submit ONLY the SOFT COPY of the assignment and upload on BB by that time.
5) References (between 4 to 6 which includes academic and news and media)
Marking Criteria
1) Critical thinking skills
2) Clarity of writing and ability to express your ideas