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The assignment should be presented as acurrent Wall Street Journal opinion article and address an economic issue of current interest to Wall Street Journal readers. Minimum length is 600 words and maximum length is 900 words. Footnotes, titles and other extraneous material are not counted when determining the length of the paper

The assignment should be presented as acurrent Wall Street Journal opinion article and address an economic issue of current interest to Wall Street Journal readers.  Minimum length is 600 words and maximum length is 900 words.  Footnotes, titles and other extraneous material are not counted when determining the length of the paper.  This paper is worth 100 points.

All the resources related to economic issue should come from current wall street Journal article.

Grading Rubric:  Each paper will be evaluated using four criteria
1) Organizational structure – 25 points.  Is the paper logically organized?  Are ideas cogently presented and explained?  Is the writing convincing?  Does the writing sustain interest?
2) Writing style – 25 points.  Is the writing original and provocative? Does the paper have a professional tone?  Does the paper satisfy the requirements in the syllabus?
3)  Analysis – 25 points.  Does the paper take and support a position?  Is the analysis reasonable?
4)  Grammar, punctuation, spelling and syntax – 25 points.  Is the writing grammatically correct?  Are words spelled correctly?  Is word choice correct for the context of the sentence?