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Modern Topics in Economics (Hamrick): The Assignment

Presentations/reports/debates on a variety of global/national economics issues

Assignment Details

The Assigned Topics:

1. Does addressing global climate change necessitate compromising economic performance?
2. Should the US minimum wage be raised significantly?
3. Should the US adopt a flat tax?
4. "Too big to fail?": Should big banks in the US be broken up so as to minimize systemic risk?
5. Are global free trade agreements such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership good for US economic interests?