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ECO 205 Week 1 CheckPoint Principles of Economics

ECO 205 Week 1 DQ 1 and DQ 2

ECO 205 Week 2 CheckPoint Industry Research Part I

ECO 205 Week 2 Assignment Supply and Demand (appendix C)

ECO 205 Week 3 CheckPoint Industry Research Part II (appendix B)

ECO 205 Week 3 DQ 1 and DQ 2

ECO 205 Week 4 CheckPoint International Trade Debate Part I

ECO 205 Week 4 CheckPoint International Trade Debate Part II

ECO 205 Week 4 Assignment Taxation

ECO 205 Week 5 CheckPointLabor Market Scenario

ECO 205 week 5 DQ 1 and DQ 2

ECO 205 Week 6 CheckPoint Industry Research Part III

ECO 205 Week 6 Assignment Labor Market Research

ECO 205 Week 7 CheckPoint Calculation of the Consumer Price Index (appendix D)

ECO 205 week 7 DQ 1 and DQ 2

ECO 205 Week 8 CheckPoint Industry Research Part IV (appendix B)

ECO 205 Week 8 Federal Reserve, Banking, and Inflation

ECO 205 Week 9 capstone DQ

ECO 205 Week 9 Final Project Industry Research Completion

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ECO 205 Week 1 CheckPoint Principles of Economics

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1. CheckPoint: Principles of Economics

Due Date: Day 6 (Individual forum)

CompleteQuestion 16 under Problems and Applications in Ch. 1 of Principles of Economics.

Findthree current articles about the economy on http://www.economist.com or any business news website.

Post a 200- to 300-word response identifying one unique economic principle for each article.

Note. Disregard the last part of Question 16 that asks you to look at the table of contents.

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ECO 205 Week 2 Assignment Supply and Demand (appendix C)

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1. Assignment: Supply and Demand

Due Date: Day 7 (Individual forum)

Visitthe Interactive Activity: Supply and Demand Web site available on Week Two of your student Web site.

Read the material posted about supply and demand. Explore the concepts of supply and demand by using the interactive features on the graphs. Use the questions following the diagrams to guide your exploration. Visit Parts 1, 2, & 3 of the Web site.

Complete the matrix and answer the questions in Appendix C. Describe how changes inprice and quantity of various goods and services will affect either supply or demand and the equilibrium price. Also, make sure to answer the three questions listed above the matrix.

Use the graphs from the interactive activity as a tool to help you visualize the changes in price and quantity.

PostAppendix C as an attachment.

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ECO 205 Week 2 CheckPoint Industry Research Part I

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1. CheckPoint: Industry Research Part I

Due Date: Day 4 (Individual forum)

You will demonstrate information literacy through preparing and gathering information for the activity due this week. There will be four Industry Research Checkpoints that will build toward your Final Project. You will be using the same industry for each one.

Select an industry that is affected by the economy, such as the airline, automotive, home building, or technological industry.You may pick an industry of your choice. Keep in mind that you must use the industry chosen throughout the course. Post the industry that you are using to your Individual forum, so that I know what industry you chose.

Find at least two sources to help you answer the following questions about the industry you chose and complete the following questions:

o Summarize the articles and discuss your chosen industry in the summary.

o Define price elasticity of demand. Is the price elasticity of demand of your industry considered elastic or inelastic? Are there substitutes available? Is the good a luxury or a necessity? Explain.

Review Appendix B Example for model entry.

Organize your research for this week using the annotated bibliography template in Appendix B. For each entry in the annotated bibliography, include an APA-formatted reference and a summary of the major points in the article or Web site.

Post Appendix B as an attachment.

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ECO 205 Week 3 CheckPoint Industry Research Part II (appendix B)

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1. CheckPoint: Industry Research Part II

Due Date: Day 6 (Individual forum)

Locate and summarize two sources to help you answer the following questions about the industry you chose.

o Define externalities and research any negative or positive externalities the industry produces. Does the transaction of a buyer and seller directly affect a third party? Is the effect a negative or positive externality? How does the externality affect the economy?

o Research whether the industry produces public goods or private goods, or is a natural monopoly. Are the goods or resources rival, excludable, or neither? Explain.

Organize your research for this week using the annotated bibliography template in Appendix B.

Include APA-formatted references and a summary of the major points in the articles or Web sites.

Post Appendix B as an attachment.

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ECO 205 Week 4 Assignment Taxation

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Assignment: Taxation

Due Date: Day 7 (Individual Forum)

Choose a good (product) that is taxed. For example, you could look at the taxation of alcohol.

Locate at least two articles that discuss the local, state, or federal taxation of a good.

Create a Microsoft© PowerPoint® presentation with 10 to 12 slides addressing the following questions:

1) Introduce your presentation

2) Which good did you choose to write about?

3) Which local, state, or federal tax are you writing about?

4) Is the tax levied on the producers or consumers? Explain.

5) How does the tax affect supply or demand? Explain.

6) How does the tax affect the equilibrium price and quantity?

7) In this market, describe a hypothetical situation where a price ceiling or floor could be imposed. What implications would this have for the market?

8) Conclude your thoughts.

Reference at least two articles and follow APA guidelines.

Include detailed speaker’s notes.

Post your presentation as a Microsoft® PowerPoint® attachment.

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ECO 205 Week 4 CheckPoint International Trade Debate Part II

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CheckPoint: International Trade Debate Part II

Due Date: Day 6 [Individual] forum

Debate a classmate’s position to Part 1 of the CheckPoint. Your instructor will post a classmate’s response in your Individual forum on Day 4.

Write a 200- to 300-word essay arguing the opposite position of your classmate. Use suggestions from Part I to guide your responses.

Post II as a Microsoft© Word attachment.

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ECO 205 Week 4 CheckPoint International Trade Debate Part I

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CheckPoint: International Trade Debate Part I

Due Date: Day 3 [Individual] forum

Write a 200- to 300-word essay in APA format arguing for or against unrestricted international trade. Some possible platforms on which to write are comparative advantage, gains from trade, World Trade Organization, and trade restrictions. Support your position with three specific reasons.

Post your essay as a Microsoft© Word attachment.

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ECO 205 Week 5 CheckPointLabor Market Scenario

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1. CheckPoint: Labor Market Scenario

Due Date: Day 6

Write a scenario that would cause a shift in labor supply and demand. The following areas have had high job growth rates and may be used for your scenario: transportation, insurance, technology, and health care industries. You can either make up a scenario or use real data and information.

Post a 200- to 300–wordresponse that focuses on the following:

o What is the area of employment?

o Why has this shift occurred?

o In what direction would the shift in labor supply and demand go?

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