ECON 210 Week 5 Discussion 1:Special-Interest Groups
One of our main areas of focus in this session is special-interest groups. This is a topic that we could explore for weeks! It’s now time to have a discussion with your colleagues on this subject. Choose a special-interest group from a U.S. industry and examine their role in politics. Discuss how that interest group aligns with public choice theory.
Locate a recent article or event (published within the last year) that highlights your relevant microeconomics topic. Use the Hunt Library, newspapers, new stations, or other credible sources to discuss how your topic aligns with microeconomics. Include the following in your discussion:
Summarize your findings using at least 250 words and provide a minimum of one reference. Use current APA formatting to document your sources.
Post your findings by the third day of the module week. Return by the sixth day of the module week to review your classmates’ posts. Respond to at least two of your peers. Your response should be at least one paragraph, two to three sentences in length, and include the following.
Review the Discussion Rubric for detailed grading instructions.