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ECON 202: "Microeconomics in the News" Assignment  

Provides resources for completing the "Microeconomics in the News" assignment in P. Smith's ECON 202 class
Last Updated: Jan 20, 2014 URL: http://libguides.umd.umich.edu/econinthenews Print Guide RSS Updates

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      For this assignment you will find a current article from a newspaper or popular magazine that deals with a change in a specific market, for example, a rise in the price of gasoline. Your paper will consist of three items: (1) Evidence that you have completed the AIM tutorial on plagiarism; (2) Title of the article with a complete citation in either MLA or APA format; (3) an in-depth supply-demand analysis explaining what is going on and why the price is changing, illustrated with at least two graphs ; and (4) a copy of the article.  

      • To search for an article, click on the yellow "Finding An Article" tab near the top of the page.
      • To complete the plagiarism tutorial, click on the yellow tab that says "Citation and Plagiarism Info" and follow the link for the tutorial.
      • For information on using MLA or APA format to cite your article, click on the yellow tab that says "Citation and Plagiarism Info" and refer to the box that says "How to Cite Your Article."
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