G20 Countries

G20 Countries.

 Description Individual Country Research Paper Assignment Research Paper Requirements: Prepare an 8 to 10 page double space research report on your selected country. APA Style – 6th Edition: All sources must be cited throughout the paper and a complete bibliography must be attached. Use APA Style – 6th Edition. See this tutorial for guidance in preparation of this paper. http://www.apastyle.org/learn/tutorials/basics-tutorial.aspx Country Overview: G20 Countries dominate or influence the world economy and influence both the cultural and political environment in which we all live. It is important that we understand the impact of each country; what role and responsibility each member country has to the whole of society. The following questions are a suggested, but they are not exclusive to your research paper: 1. Show the geographic location of the country on a map; describe the overall population; identify the primary population centers. In addition, describe the “neighborhood” in which the country is located and discuss the implications of its location within that area of the world. 2. Describe the living conditions, educational levels, health care system, and life expectancy for its citizens. Review the overall earning capacity of the citizens and the PPP value of their earnings. What is the Human Development Index (HDI) for this country as identified by the United Nations? 3. What are the predominate religions of the country. Does religion have any impact on the economic and political climate? 4. What type of political system exists and how does it influence economic growth? 5. What is the legal system and how do business disputes get resolved. (property rights, contract enforcement) 6. What is the current economic environment and how has it changed in the past 5 years? (Use data to support your findings.) 7. What is the primary source of wealth of this country? How much do they import and export? In each case, who are their largest (import and export) trading partners? Give specific dollars amounts and percentage of their GDP. (best to use graphics to display this information) 8. What is the current immigration policy of this company? Does immigration help their economy? If yes, describe how; be specific as to how it contributes to the success of their economic structure. Do they have issues with regard to low birth rates? What are the implications of this condition? 9. What was the single most important, surprising or interesting thing that you learned when researching this country? What was the significance of what you learned?

G20 Countries