Four papers are scheduled in the syllabus and each is worth 25 points. The papers are based on the readings done as well as required additional research for each topic. Papers must be individual, original, critical in nature, researched with at least 5 additional academic/professional sources (not Wikipedia or internet sources), must adhere to the paper criteria listed in this syllabus and must be a minimum of 5 pages and a maximum of 7 pages in length. Papers must have an original formulated hypothesis and a conclusion supported by the research performed and a title page. All papers must be handed in in hard and soft copy.
The Topic of the research should be
in international comparison (OECD) The United States of America has:
1) the most expensive health care system in the world, being approximately 45% more expensive than any other system.
2) a subpar educational system, and
3) the highest( by far) incarceration rate in the world on a per capita basis
Research these statements extensively, making sure to assess specific criteria which prove, or disprove the assertion.
identify the specific business model used by the USA as opposed to other countries in these industries. Explain why there are such extent differences in performance across these national systems using specific measures and concrete arguments. what role does strategic political management play? agency capture? The revolving door> Privatization? Capitalism? Draw supported conclusions about the pros and cons of the differing systems and what the role of business is/should be. what are the longer term consequences to democracy under the current business practices described in your research on the industries above?