This could be one of the themes covered in the contemporary issues section of the course or any issue that you find interesting or relevant for example
These are just broad suggestions. The essay should narrow the topic to a concrete question so that you have a more focused essay. In the essay you should state the problem clearly. The body of the essay should critically examine a Marxian approach to understanding the specific question. You should also compare the Marxian approach to the economic question you are researching to other more standard economic explanations and in the conclusion make some assessment about the relevance or usefulness of the Marxian approach to the issue. Evaluation will be based on appropriate use of sources, citations ( in any standard format), and vocabulary. It will also be based on the ability to synthesize information and develop and communicate a cogent argument with concrete examples or data. I expect at least three academic citations
It should be about three pages, typed and double-spaced (font size 11), excluding references. Evaluation will be based on the ability to synthesize information and develop and communicate a cogent argument. It will also be will be based on a appropriate use of sources, citations, and vocabulary. Since the essay is not very long it has to be well edited.