Your essay can focus on the impact of COVID 19 on the whole of the USA or just a

Your essay can focus on the impact of COVID 19 on the whole of the USA or just a particular state. This should be included in your title. If you pick to look at the whole country your title would be something like, ‘The Economic Impact of COVID 19 on the United States Economy’.
The essay must be your original piece of work, plagiarism (using someone else’s work without acknowledging earns you 0 points). Quotations cited should make up no more than 20% of your essay.
Use the APA format. Please take note that there are writing clinics held by the English department, make use of them to maximize on your grade.
The paper must be a minimum of 4 pages, double spaces, font size 12, times new roman, normal size margins. These 4 pages do not include the title page and the reference list. Sources; use at least 2 academic sources do not use Wikipedia, Investopedia or other such like platforms. All sources must be listed alphabetically in the reference list. All items in the reference must be cited somewhere in the paper.
You have to demonstrate your knowledge of the new concepts learnt in the course by discussin several of the concepts in your paper. Your paper will have to mention/discuss at least 4 concepts out of the following list: GDP, Budget, Debt, Fiscal Policy, Monetary Policy, Economic growth, unemployment, inflation, investment, recession, demand, supply and interest rates.
You will have to include data to support your points/arguments and remember to cite your data source. The data can be presented in your write up, (for example if you say “…unemployment rate has dropped by 10% due to the pandemic…â€) or you can use visuals (tables, graphs, pie charts) to present your data, this earns you more points.
A discussion on the impact of COVID 19 is not complete without discussing the policy response by the government as well. Basic Structure of the essay:
1. Introduction: explain the purpose of your essay and a summary of what the reader should expect to read.
2. Main body: decide on a logical order of your paragraphs so that the ideas flow from 1 paragraph to the next. Start each paragraph with a sentence that tells the reader what the paragraph is about, then always end a paragraph with some supportive argument.
3. Conclusion: Summarize the main points that the essay presents, do not repeat what is in the introduction.
4. Reference List: Use the APA