Essay on 2015 S1 Assignment

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BEO2264: Microeconomic Analysis Semester 1, 2015
ASSIGNMENT
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Due Date: The week beginning the 11th of May, 2015. The completed assignment must be submitted to your lecturer during your scheduled seminar.
Value: 20% of Total Assessment
You should attach a cover sheet, and do not submit the assignment in folders or plastic protective covers.
The assignment to be done in groups of two.
Late submission will incur a penalty of 10 per cent per day.

Question 1 (5 marks, 200 words)
(a) Thomas Malthus reasoned that because the amount of land is fixed, as population grows and more and
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(a) In what sense taxing food is a ‘good’ way to raise tax revenue?
(b) In what sense is it not a ‘good’ way to raise revenue?

Marking Reference

Grade (%) Criterion 80 - 100

Demonstrate thorough understanding of the relevant concepts.
Information from appropriate sources is integrated with analysis. Information is accurately referenced using Harvard System, including in text referencing if applicable.
Demonstrated ability to draw conclusions with appropriate justifications. Explanations are clear and concise.
Well formatted, edited, and minimal grammatical and spelling errors.
Timely submission. 70 - 79

Demonstrate good understanding of the relevant concepts.
Information from appropriate sources is integrated with analysis. Information is accurately referenced using Harvard System, including in text referencing if applicable.
Demonstrated ability to draw conclusions and attempts some justification for position with explanations.
Formatted and edited to good standard, minimal grammatical and spelling errors.
Timely submission. 60 - 69

Demonstrate above average understanding of the relevant concepts.
Information from appropriate sources is integrated with some analysis.
Accurately reference resources using Harvard System, including in text referencing if applicable.
Timely submission.

50 - 59

Demonstrate limited understanding of the relevant concepts.
Can