Economic Policy

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Spring, 2012
Assessment schedule

Final mark: 100 % Coursework = term project
The term project is to describe and analyse a real world application of economic policy in a selected country. The main topic suggested is the policy actions implemented to mitigate the local consequences of the worldwide financial/liquidity crises but any other policy issue covered during the semester may provide material for this term project.
The project shall result in a short (2000 words) but formal academic paper. The paper shall meet all the formal requirements set for academic papers and taught here at IBS in different modules.
Students may work in small teams (of at most 2) on collecting relevant information and the description of the situation but shall produce the analyses part individually on complementary (not identical) aspects. The individual sections shall differ from each other in focus and content. Ownership of the individual sections must be indicated clearly. The length of group projects shall be 3000 words.
Deadline: (week 14) 24 May 2012, Thursday, 14:00
Room 221
The final paper must be word processed and submitted on paper and electronically as well! The submission is incomplete unless both copies are received.
Incomplete submissions will not be marked at all (shall receive a mark of 0).
Late submissions (max. 1 week) will be charged a -15% penalty.

The project can be completed by an in-class presentation. Volunteers shall sign up for the presentation at the module leader and discuss the content in advance. Inappropriate presentations will receive no marks.

Criteria of assessment

The paper shall refer to at least three articles from peer-reviewed journals (accessible via the library) or academic books, other than the compulsory readings for the module.
Referencing: the sources of all materials…...

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