Each student is required to complete a position paper on a specific public policy issue. I have chosen the following, (Should a system of universal basic income be implemented in the US to offset growing inequality.) The position paper should provide the following.
1) intro: a summary of the problem on which the issue is focused and the context of the problem
2) analysis: a review of the pros and cons of the major alternative policy choices that are feasible
3) recommendation: your suggested policy (choice)
4) implementation: some of the necessary implementing steps that would be needed to achieve the recommended policy.
The position paper will be addressed to the policy maker audience. It should be double spaced, 4-5 pages excluding the title and reference pages. All cited work should be properly referenced and at least four published peer-reviewed journal articles should be referenced.