There should be clear evidence of extensive reading on this topic, and critical
evaluation of economic theory and empirical evidence.
You could apply the economic concepts and theory to discuss government
interventions and the potential benefits from market power.
You are required to provide empirical examples to support your argument.
You are expected to consult a range of reliable resources, e.g. textbooks, academic
You should make full use of electronic database available in library to gather relevant
information (both theoretical and empirical).
Please do NOT use unreliable internet sources of information, such as Wikipedia. Economics essay structure:
The report is divided into sections, often something like this:
Briefly indicate the economic theory you would apply to support your work.
At the end of this section, briefly summarize the contents of the rest of the essay,
section by section.
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Expectation: stimulating introduction that is concise and written clearly to encourage the
reader to read the remainder of the essay. It contains the structure of the essay telling the
reader briefly what is discussed in each section of the essay.
Section 2: Main body (You need to name section 2)
Decide on the most logical order of your paragraphs: there should be several subsections
(denoted as Section 2.1, 2.2, etc.)
Application of economic theories, critical analysis of government intervention us
Within each subsection, application about the economic theory, discussion of related
empirical examples, critical analysis of government interventions, etc. should be
Section 3: Conclusion
Explain the significance key points supporting your argument.
Expectation: conclusion is logical and concisely summarising the analysis and/or findings.
The conclusion should not include any new information.
Section 4: Reference
A list of the resources that you have referred to in the essay must be provided, ordered
alphabetically by the first authors last name.