Economics – Internal Assessment

For the purpose of this assignment you need to research an economic concept, such as “price controls” in newspaper and magazine articles that are no older than 12 months.  The best resources at school for accessing this type of information are databases that carry newspaper and magazines articles or searching the archives directly of particular newspaper and magazines.



1)  Databases

2)  Newspapers

The school subscribes to the following Newspaper and Magazines directly, please login into the AES database page and scroll to the bottom to find the usernames and passwords of these specific magazines/newspaper.

  • Time Magazine
  • The Economist
  • The New York Times

3)  Other

Tutorials – EBSCO Academic Search Complete 

4)  How to Print out a clean copy of your article

  • Go to the print shortcut – this often removes adverts and other clutter.
  • Go to Google and search for the title of the article and include the word reprint.  For example:  “Oil’s swoon creates the opening for a carbon tax” and reprint.
  • Readability add-on
    Readability is a web and mobile app that zaps clutter and saves web articles in a cleaner reading view. Click on the link above and install Reability which will add an icon next to the search bar.

    • Install add-on
    • Sign-up
    • Google the article
    • Click on Readability add on
    • Click Read Now

Readability add-on for Chrome


Text – Only Mode on Google Chrome

Text-Only Mode is an extension that can be added on your Google Chrome to get only the Text view and not pictures – click on the picture below to Install it.






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