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ECN 211 : Research Paper Planning

This guide is to assist ENC 211 students with searching for resources for their final paper.


This research topic asks you to investigate the intersection of the US Economy in the 21st Century and some type of technology.  By identifying a specific type of technology, you will have a much more fruitful search. Here are some journal articles with some examples to help you start thinking about this topic:


Artificial Intelligence: - Funk, Jeffrey. "What Does Innovation Today Tell Us about the US Economy Tomorrow? Above all, that the nation needs to get a lot better at linking scientific advance to economically and socially valuable technologies." Issues in Science and Technology, vol. 34, no. 1, 2017, p. 29+. Gale Academic OneFile, Accessed 15 Oct. 2020.


Robotics: Lin, Tsu-ting Tim, and Charles L. Weise. "A New Keynesian Model with Robots: Implications for Business Cycles and Monetary Policy." Atlantic Economic Journal, vol. 47, no. 1, Mar. 2019, p. 81+. Gale Academic OneFile Select, Accessed 15 Oct. 2020.


The Future of US Economic Growth: Fernald, John G., and Charles I. Jones. “The Future of US Economic Growth.” The American Economic Review, vol. 104, no. 5, 2014, pp. 44–49. JSTOR, Accessed 16 Oct. 2020.

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