BUS700 MICROECONOMICS, Assignment

  • TRIMESTER 1, 2015
    BUS700 MICROECONOMICS, Assignment
    Due: 30th May 2015 by 3:00pm.
    Economic debate on the structure of the supermarket industry in Australia focuses on whether or
    not:
    (a) Coles and Woolworths dominate the industry
    (b) Competition is good for Australian consumers
    Task: Students will complete a research-based analysis and evaluation of the supermarket market
    industry in Australia and defend the following two propositions:
    • Part I: Coles and Woolworths have too much market power in the Australian
    supermarket industry. [25 marks] Word Limit: 1400
    • Part II: Competition between Coles and Woolworths is good for Australians now and
    into the future. [75 marks] Word Limit: 1800
    Due Date: 30th May 2015 by 3:00pm.
    Research requirements: Students need to support their analysis with a minimum of 10 academic
    journal articles plus the text. Students aiming for a Credit or higher grade will need to use more
    sources. Articles should be relevant and recent. Non-academic journal sources may also be used, but
    relevant and validity should be identified with the lecturer/tutor.
    Presentation:

  • 2-18
    ? The response to each part needs to be developed into a professionally presented report
    of 3200 + 10% words.
    ? Title page, executive summary, table of contents, appropriate headings and sub-headings,
    recommendations/findings/conclusions, in-text referencing and reference list (Harvard –
    Anglia style), attachments if relevant.
    ? Single spaced; Font Times New Roman 12pt, Calibri 11pt or Arial 10pt.
    Method of Submission:
    Submit a soft copy on Turnitin
    and
    Submit hardcopy to library front desk. Make sure your assignment is stamped.
    Reading:
    You may start your research with the three articles posted in the assignment window of Moodle.

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