The theory of market economies emphasizes freedom of choice and limited government intervention. The classic argument for government intervention is market failure – the inability of the market economy to correct itself from a dysfunctional state (such as the Great Depression). Students will examine articles from the University Library to analyze real-world examples of U.S. government intervention programs and apply current week readings to make intelligent conclusions about the economic policies.
Locate up to three different articles/publications and/or use The Economist Online. Examine one case of significant government intervention as it relates to your current industry of employment (REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY). You may access EBSCOhost, ProQuest or The Economist Online.
Examples of intervention programs you may select, but are not limited to:
Develop a minimum 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation including detailed speaker notes or voiceover including the following:
Note: The use of tables and/or charts to display economic data over the time period discussed is highly encouraged. However, if your source includes the copyright symbol, which looks like this: ©, then you should not copy any table and/or charts from that source. You could use, but are not required to use, charts/graphs retrieved from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis FRED web site as long as the data sources used by FRED to create those charts are government sources such as the Bureau of Economic Analysis or the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Use in-text citations in the speaker notes only, and add all references used in the reference slide.
Slides need to be with bullet point contents with short sentences only, don’t copy and paste the speaker notes in the actual slides.
Speaker notes need to be in detail and explaining the bullet point contents of each slide.