The class project that you are required to complete this semester consists of a formal essay over a topic that you will select. Your essay is due by the July 2nd. It must be double-spaced, written with a font size of 12 or smaller, based on the APA or MLA format, and include at-least 7 pages (not including the cover page and bibliography).
Step One: Provide a detailed explanation of the nature and causes of one of the following macroeconomic problems or one that you select with the instructor’s approval.
a) The Rio Grande Valley is among the poorest regions in the country.
b) The federal debt has reached unprecedented levels and continues to grow.
c) The medical needs of our growing population are not met by the current system and it’s estimated that nearly 50 million people are uninsured.
d) The retirement of the Baby-Boomers threatens to significantly debilitate the economy as Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and other funds will be insufficient to finance their needs.
e) In 2007, the crash in the housing market set off a chain of foreclosures and other problems that threatened to undermine our economic foundation. How can we prevent this from...