Friday, May 20, 2016

Should I be charitable?




The Economics of Charity

As we are bombarded with all kinds of opportunities to donate to the poor, scores of economists, politicians, and social activists attempt to study and reduce the amount of poverty in America.  The question needs to be asked: is charity the best way to help the impoverished?

-In one paragraph, analyze one argument in favor of charity being the best way to fight poverty.  Be sure to evaluate one outside 'expert' source in support, using in-text citation.

-In one paragraph, analyze one argument against charity being the best way to fight poverty. Be sure to evaluate one outside 'expert' source in support, using in-text citation.

-In a final paragraph, defend your position on charity being the best way to fight poverty.

This assignment is due by 9:55 am on Tuesday, May 24.