You may have 5 pages of writing. Tables and figures are not included in your page count.
What to include:
o Title Page and Table of Contents
o Introduction: What is your paper about? What are the goals of your paper? Give enough background information to get your reader up to speed. (Briefly) What do you find?
o Literature Review: Highlight research/findings related to your research question. Discuss what they found and how it relates to your research.
o Data: Where is your data from? How was it collected? What variables are you including? How are they measured? How many observations do you have? This is likely a good spot for a good summary statistics table or useful figure.
o Methods: What are you trying to measure and how are you going to do it? This is where you present and explain your model. Any sources of bias should be discussed (which of our assumptions do or do not hold in your model).
o Results: What do you find? How can your results be interpreted? Are they causal? Include results table with regression output.
o Conclusion: Briefly restate your motivation, approach, and findings. Discuss how future research could add to your discussion.
Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:
o The answer should be typed, using Times New Roman font (size 12), double spaced, with one-inch margins on all sides.
o The response also includes a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student's name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.
o Also include a reference page. The Citations and references must follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length.