The essay should be in the style of a letter to the editor of the Wall Street Journal. Write your letter as if you were submitting it to the Wall Street Journal and emulate the better letters you have recently read. The WSJ guideline is
\”The letter has a 300 word limit and must relate to a story or editorial in the WSJ.\”
Your letter also should address an economic issue of current interest to WSJ readers. There is no restriction on what you write about as long as it is an economic issue and has already been discussed in the Wall Street Journal. It is important to keep up with current events so you will have a wide range of possible topics that you can address.
Letters to the editor are a form of critical analysis.
Added on 17.05.2016 21:52
The letter should take and provide support for a position on an economic topic discussed in an article published in the Wall Street Journal during the two week period preceding the due date shown below. The letter can be in response to another letter, an opinion piece or some current event issue.