C0221 GLOBAL ECONOMICS (3CH/ 4 ECTS) Task brief & rubrics
Summative assignment 2
This assignment is worth 60% of all marks for this course and you have to complete it individually.
Submission and Deadline: You should submit your assignment as a PDF documents using Turnitin on Moodle by the deadline of Monday 10th May 2021 at 14.00h CEST
Word count: Every student should write one of between 2,000 to 2,250 words (not including the bibliography) on the following title.
Complete a report in which you recommend policies that the government of a developing country of your choice should follow to increase the of that country. In your answer you should:
– Define economic development – Describe using referenced data the economic conditions in your country of choice, including the levels of GDP per capita, the HDI score, levels of poverty
and standards of education and healthcare – Explain the benefits and drawbacks of policies that you recommend should be implemented to promote development in the country of your choice – Specifically consider whether the country of your choice should open its economy to international investments (FDI) and to the free trade of goods and
services and whether it should take loans and aid from other economies and IGOs (international governmental organisations) such as the IMF and World Bank
Research and referencing: Your work should be fully referenced using the Harvard referencing system
Plagiarism: You must ensure that your work does not fall foul of EU Business School´s plagiarism rules or you risk seeing your grade either being capped or you risk failing this .
Knowledge & understanding
Student demonstrates a systematic and thorough understanding of the theory delivered in class, applying relevant knowledge to the question.
Student demonstrates good understanding of the theory delivered in class, applying some relevant knowledge to the question (some minor details might be missing)
Student demonstrates some understanding of the theory delivered in class, applying some knowledge to the question (key details might be missing and there may be some irrelevance)
Student demonstrates an insufficient understanding of the theory delivered in class. Key knowledge is not applied to the in question and information is of little or no relevance.
Student critically engages with theory and its application, considering alternative perspectives/ possibilities with authority.
Makes excellently sound judgements in the absence of complete data
Student makes a good attempt at critically engaging with theory and its application, considering alternative perspectives/ possibilities.
Makes good judgements in the absence of complete data
Student makes some attempt at critically engaging with theory and/or its application.
Makes some judgements in the absence of complete data
Student makes no attempt to critically engage with theory or application.
Fails to make judgements in the absence of complete data
Student communicates their ideas extremely clearly and concisely, making excellent use of visuals to support their message.
Student communicates their ideas clearly and concisely, making good use of visuals to support their message.
Student communicates their ideas with some clarity and concision. Visuals are used to support their message successfully at times.
Student fails to communicate their ideas clearly and concisely. Visuals are poor and do not support the message.
Student synthesizes the content of their presentation with exceptional clarity and concision
Student synthesizes the content of their presentation with some clarity and concision
Student synthesizes the content of their presentation, although work lacks clarity and/or concision
Student makes an insufficient attempt to synthesize, with a lack of clarity and concision.