Justify your political leanings as they relate to Canadian macroeconomic policy in a blog format. Only use topics covered in “Dinner Party Economics” as part of your argument. For example, you may have opinions on the government’s environmental policy but that topic is not covered in “Dinner Party Economics”. (Externalities are a microeconomic topic.)
Using only the macroeconomic topics discussed in Dinner Party Economics, comment on current (or potential) macroeconomic policy from your own political viewpoint (liberal, conservative, left, right, etc.) What is the appropriate role for government policy in promoting growth, employment, price stability, etc. based on your own political beliefs? A good essay/blog/brief will include the rationale for the positions that you take. Do not discuss topics generally considered to be microeconomic in nature, such as environmental policy, which are not discussed in Dinner Party Economics. (The topic of environmental policy is considered to be a microeconomic topic and should not be part of your discussion.