Foreign Economies: Homeschool Assignment

Instructor: Megan Sarkisian
Students completing this assignment will be able to explore the characteristics of a foreign economy and summarize their findings.

Assignment Instructions for Students

To better understand the strengths and weaknesses of a foreign economy, research another country's economy and write an essay (4-5 paragraphs) summarizing your findings. In the essay, outline the following:

  • Which sectors are most important for that economy (Agriculture? Mining? Manufacturing?)
  • What taxes and tariffs are levied on imports and exports?
  • Who are the main export and import trade partners?
  • What is the current exchange rate for the country's currency into US dollars?

Be sure to cite sources found during your research on a separate works cited page.

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