The assignment task is a written analysis of any published article regarding the Australian Market (newspaper, magazine or website) from 01 Jan 2020 and onwards. Your task is not to research and provide data. You are instead ask to analyse an event using your knowledge of economic principles. You will be required to apply the economic concepts you have learned in class to interpret events reported in your article.
Task 1: Choose your article. The first come, first served rule will apply. No two persons can use the same article for the assignment.
Task 2: Ensure that a full printed copy of your article is saved as part of the Appendix of your paper. Deductions will be applied if the printed copy is not provided.
Task 3: Microeconomic Analysis (Part 1) for submission on Week 8
In this part of your assessment, you will analyse the event reported in your chosen article based on microeconomic concepts learned in class. Ensure that you have the full print out of the article in the Appendix of your paper.
Task 4: Individual Online Presentation (Part 2) to be scheduled starting Week 10
In this part of your assessment, you will summarise in an online presentation, all your findings from your analysis. This applies for both microeconomics and macroeconomics. You can still finalise your written paper afterwards but here you will verbally report your findings.
Task 5: Macroeconomic Analysis for submission on Week 12
This is your final paper and should include both Microeconomic (Part 1) and Macroeconomic Analysis (Part 2) and the full print out of the article in your appendix.