Your paper should:
Summarize and explain the two articles (this part might be about 3-4 pages)
State and explain the research question that both papers address (it’s the same for both papers).
Explain each paper’s hypothesis.
Describe the independent variables and dependent variable for each paper.
Describe each paper’s basic findings and conclusion.
Explain the different conclusions that the two articles reach (this part might be about 1 page)
Evaluate the differences between the two articles by describing a contemporary situation, using at least three news articles (this part might be about 1-2 pages)
4pages, double-spaced, not including references.
Cite the two papers and and least three news articles from mainstream news sources (the sources do not need to be U.S.-based). For each news source you use that is at all unfamiliar, include a footnote in which you establish that it is a reputable source.
Use complete citations using a conventional format.
Option 1: Do investments in tourism reduce poverty?
Croes, Robertico. “The role of tourism in poverty reduction: an empirical assessment.” Tourism Economics 20.2 (2014): 207-226.
Kinyondo, Abel, and Riccardo Pelizzo. “Tourism, development and inequality: The case of Tanzania.” Poverty & Public Policy 7.1 (2015): 64-79.
Option 2: Is China affecting development aid?
Brazys, Samuel, Johan A. Elkink, and Gina Kelly. “Bad neighbors? How co-located Chinese and World Bank development projects impact local corruption in Tanzania.” The Review of International Organizations 12.2 (2017): 227-253.
Findley, Michael G., Helen V. Milner, and Daniel L. Nielson. “The choice among aid donors: The effects of multilateral vs. bilateral aid on recipient behavioral support.” The Review of International Organizations 12.2 (2017): 307-334..
Option 3: How do local institutions matter?
Acemoglu, Daron, and James A. Robinson. “Why is Africa poor?.” Economic history of developing regions 25.1 (2010): 21-50.
Do, Quoc-Anh, Kieu-Trang Nguyen, and Anh N. Tran. “One Mandarin Benefits the Whole Clan: Hometown Favoritism in an Authoritarian Regime.” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 9.4 (2017): 1-29.