Economic Essay

Project

Follow the PPT and do the following:

For the project component of the course you will

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chose a topic of interest to you (regarding the environment).

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research the topic.

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learn the theoretical tools of environmental economics (via the online lec-

tures, textbook, etc.).

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form a position (i.e. opinion) based on your research and understanding

of environmental economics.

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record a presentation and write an essay supporting your position

1.2 Essay assessment

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Clear statement of position: I should be able to easily tell what your

position is. (5 marks)

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Facts (citing sources) that support your position and

why

they support

your position. (10 marks)

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Application of the tools of environmental economics: here you demon-

strate what you learned from the online lectures and

why

it supports your

position. (10 marks)

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Clarity of writing, logical structure of essay, spelling, grammar. (5 mark