How the Government Promotes Economic Growth for the Local Economy

Final Project

Case Study Analysis on How the Government Promotes Economic Growth for the Local Economy

The government has helped to create arts and cultural institutions, sports stadiums, and business improvement districts. Students will research whether such activities promote economic growth for the local economy.

Your Final Project will culminate in five (5) to six (6) double-spaced pages.

  • The rationale and implications for the government to create arts and cultural institutions, sports stadiums, and / business districts
  • Based upon an analysis of two (2) different case studies, does government intervention promote economic growth for the local economy? (The Prudential Center, Newark NJ and New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark NJ)
  • Compare and contrast the successes and / or failures of the above case studies.
  • Your recommendations to make this government intervention more effective
  • How would a typical taxpayer respond to your conclusions?

Be sure to include at least five (5) outside sources in your paper.

Final Project represents 30% of the student’s final grade for the course.

Due: May 9, 2018

Criteria

Possible Points

Clear thesis statement

5

Clarity and strength of argument

30

Substantiated points with research articles that are integrated into paper

20

Critical analysis of issues

30

Discussion of implications for public finance

10

Spelling, grammar, and citations

5

Total

100