ECON 201 Discussion Week 2

Graded Discussion Week 2

Please note that if you edit your initial response (Original Post), you will not get credit for the Original Post. The discussions are set up as “Must post first”.
You are expected to make your own contribution to the main topic as well as respond with value-added comments to at least two of your classmates as well as to your instructor. Your original post is due Thursday, August 29th and your two response posts are due Sunday, September 1st. Your original post should be at least 100 words. You are also required to post value-added responses to at least two classmates. Response posts should also be at least 100 words each.

Go to the internet and find a news article(s) published within the last month that discusses U.S. short-term and long-term economic growth, summarize key points of the article using macroeconomic terminology, and post your response in the Discussions area.
Please note that the goal of this discussion is to read, understand, and discuss recent news using macroeconomic terminology. The article should be from an on-line newspaper or magazine. Materials posted on educational websites, like www.thebalance.com,  www.khanacademy.org , and so on, are not considered news articles even if they were recently updated and contain material related to the discussion topic.
Reflection – the students also should include a paragraph in the initial response in their own words, using macroeconomic terminology, reflecting on specifically what they learned from the assignment and how they think they could apply what they learned in the workplace.

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