Analysis of the Greek Currency Crisis
FINC 4342.500: INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
Description of the Term Project
The objective of the term project is to give you an opportunity to conduct a thorough analysis on any topic in International Finance. You are highly encouraged to find a topic of your interest related to International Finance. If you have difficulty in finding a topic, I have a list of suggested topics listed at the end of this description that you may choose from.
Term Project Format:
You are required to prepare a report that involves the analysis of any issue related to International Finance. The report should be 8-10 pages, typed, double-spaced, with font size 12 and in the APA format. The term project must be organized properly into various sub-topics and submitted on the due date. You will also be presenting your projects during the last week of the semester.
All of the following have to be submitted on the due date at the beginning of class. Failure to submit any of these will result in a score of zero.
- Topic of the project -(5% of your grade)
You are required to submit in one page explaining the topic of your choice. This one page report should be able to make clear the topic that you want to analyze.
- Outline – (10% of your grade)
You are required to submit a 2-3 page outline of your topic. The outline should contain an introduction of the topic, what and why you are trying to analyze.
- First Draft – (10% of your grade)
The first draft of your paper is due here. Your report should be 8-10 pages, typed, double-spaced, with font size 12 and in the APA format. The term project must be organized properly into various sub-topics. You need to include a complete list of references.
You are required to make an appointment online at https://tamuk.mywconline.com with the Undergraduate Writing Center here at the University. You are required to take this first draft there for review and feedback.
- Final report –(50% of your grade)
The final report is due in the required format. This is the final report after addressing all the corrections and comments made in the first draft. Please staple all the pages together before submitting it. You are also required to send the electronic version of your report via Blackboard.
- Project Presentations
You are required to present a fifteen minute summary of your projects using power point.
In case of any questions, you are most welcome to come and talk to me.
- Currency Crisis (Greece, Argentina, Asia, Mexican etc.).
- Evolution of the Euro.
- Investing in foreign securities: Risk and returns.
- Futures and Options
- Changing role of Gold in International Finance
- Country Risk Analysis
Pages: 11, double spaced