Economics

 

1) Write a reason why we should or should not raise minimum wage to $15/hr after you watch this YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/GOqtl53V3JI

Rubric:  Give 3 reasons for minimum wage from the video and then agree or disagree with the reasons

2) Look at this external link to a Vox article:   About Affordable Housing

https://www.vox.com/2014/4/10/18076868/affordable-housing-explained?__c=1

A.  Summarize 2 main points in the article you found interesting.

B.  Look at Chapter 4 of the text and evaluate just how effective rent control would be as a policy to address the Affordable Housing problem in California.

3)

A.  Summarize Grover Norquist’s view of taxes by viewing this link for the YouTube:   Grover Norquist on YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=K25kqP0YdZ0&feature=youtu.be

B.  Summarize Joseph Stiglitz view of taxation by reading this Linked Article:   Stiglitz on Taxes  ?

C.   What do you think:  Are you anti-tax or pro-tax and explain why?