Explaining working paper

Assignment 4 asks you to write short answers to four (4) of the questions outlined in the PDF Explaining an Economics Paper.  Three questions are required; one is your choice.

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Answer the three required questions:

o  Q1:  What real world problem do the authors study?

o  Q2:  What is the information problem?

o  Q6:  Put their analysis in context:  why does it matter?  Who cares?

Choose 1 of the following questions to answer:

o  Q3:  What question do they ask? Be specific:  what is the testable hypothesis?

o  Q4:  How do the authors approach the problem? Give a general sense of the data and form of analysis used.

o  Q5:  What do they find?

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