Describe briefly the purpose of the research paper and your goals for it.
★ General Country Research (minimum 1.5 pages)
○ Present your country of choice and explain what draws your interest to it.
○ Present the four systems that are commonly used to research a country.
○ Present your research findings about the political, economic, legal and cultural systems in your country of choice.
○ Present an analysis of the country that emphasizes the advantages and disadvantages it faces as a global player.
★ Country Current Economy Research (minimum 1.5 pages)
○ Present an overview of the prominent resources and industries in the country.
○ Summarize your research finding on the international trade the country engages with, on the Foreign Direct
Investments in and out of the country, and the current import and export trends.
○ Present your analysis of the current global economic status of the country emphasizing both advantages you have
identified as well as potential weakness and or threats the country is facing.
★ Current US Economy Overview (minimum 0.5 page)
○ Describe briefly the current economic situation in the USA.
○ Identify two prominent economic factors the USA is currently facing, such as issues, challenges, advances,