Agricultural markets are often cited as exhibiting the characteristics of the perfect competition market structure.
IN THE NEWS: Agricultural markets are often cited as exhibiting the characteristics of the perfect competition market structure. Does farming fit this model?
1. Use the key word ECONOMIC NEWS in an Internet search engine (Google, Bing etc.) to locate online news sources such as CNN News, the NY Times, Chicago Tribune, Fox News, Forbes, US News and World Report, or any of the various other nationally recognized news providers.
NOTE: Make sure the story you select reflects the material covered in the chapter. This is best accomplished by using the ADVANCED SEARCH option and also choosing appropriate categories such as “Business” or “Economics” when the option exists. Also choose sort by “RELEVANCE” to further refine the search process.
2. Select a news provider and use its search feature to locate a news story on one of the following suggested concepts, or on a topic of interest to you that is appropriate to this chapter.
Possible search terms:
Write a 3 to 5 paragraph summary of the information and also explain how it relates to what you have just learned. Do not copy and paste directly from the article except for small quotes that help explain your summary.
Use quotations marks for anything that is directly from the article. Include the exact URL that can be clicked to directly retrieve the article at the end of your paper for citation purposes