This week you will prepare a Cause and Effect Essay (assignment directions are in the Topic 4 Folder). Watch the local news or go online and read news as presented….
consequences of unemployment
Write an essay which uses a variety of sources to analyse the main consequences of unemployment. Assess the extent to which the consequences of unemployment are always negative.
DO NOT MAKE USE OF DIAGRAMS AS THIS IS AN ENGLISH ESSAY.
Give a clear structure :
Introduction: Introduce topic
PART 1 – Possible causes of unemployment & types of unemployment (cyclical, structural,seasonal, frictional, classical real wage unemployment) YOU MUST ANALYSE THESE VERY WELL
PART 2- Government policies & possibly their effectiveness (reman-side policies, fiscal policies, monetary policies, supply-side policies) EVALUATE, ANALYSE & CRITICISE THESE POLICIES TO THE CAUSES ADDRESSED.
PART 3- What’s the best/most useful strategy? Reach your judgement in this par & you must explain WHY.
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