The purpose of this assignment is to provide students with an opportunity to develop a short case study and analysis of an issue related to money and banking using concepts and theories.
Select an article on an economic topic from a major newspaper or business journal (e.g., The Economist, Wall Street Journal, New York Times) dated within the previous two months and analyze the issue using the economic concepts and theory learned in class. Possible topics in-clude:
• Quantitative Easing
• Money supply
• Monetary policy
• Janet Yellen
• Inflation Control
• Raising interest rates
The paper should begin with a concise summary paragraph that (1) states the prob-lem/issue/topic you have selected and (2) summarizes your position on the topic, anticipating your conclusion. The remainder of the paper should explain and support your position.
These solutions may offer step-by-step problem-solving explanations or good writing examples that include modern styles of formatting and construction of bibliographies out of text citations and references. Students may use these solutions for personal skill-building and practice. Unethical use is strictly forbidden.Not only the Federal Reserve but also the European Central Bank uses quantitative easing or QE as a stimulus policy in response to forecast undesirable economic conditions. According to the Wall Street Journal article by Fairless (2019), ECB President Mario Draghi testified before lawmakers in Brussels that a QE strategy is still probable option for the overall softening economy at present, which is aggravated by international trade wars between the U.S. and China, financial market volatility, and other factors. In my opinion, a QE-dependent economic policy will lead to the snowballing of a set of already existing economic problems needing real solutions. One real solution is genuine wealth creation by a nation or country that can be measured through metrics as...
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