For example, we can compare the essay topics offered in the examination program International Baccalaureate Program in Economics, and the traditional themes of independent work and control as the written replies. Topics of International Programs Traditional themes Why are there economic problems transition from command to market economies. What are the characteristic features of the command-planned market economy, why firms in a market economy tend to increase their size and whether the interest in this company Describe the characteristic features of monopoly. Explain how the absence of property rights can contribute to market failures; Describe the effect of the Coase Theorem is a product of rarity Competing What Russia's economy competitive in the days of Peter 1: traditional or command. Describe the signs of economic systems.
Theme essay should contain a question, problem, motivated by speculation. For example: "identical whether mind the nervous system? "," Is it appropriate to release the collective unconscious in a separate structure of the psyche? "(wording of these items implies reasoning own point of view). Theme: "Compare the views of mechanisms of self-personologicheskih three schools (by choice) "means not only to determine common to all three concepts of position, but also the development of categories for comparison (topics are selected from program on the subject "Psychology", author Kormina JV). Development of creative thinking and reasoning contribute to the themes proposed in the program "Institutional Economics" (by Zaichenko NA): "Firm and contract. As guard against opportunistic behavior by the manager, "" The specific issues addressed in contractual relations "," postcontract opportunism and how to combat it. (Moral hazard and moral hazard). " The course "History of Economic thought ", for example, essay topics can be formulated as follows:" The quantity theory of money and Fisher Friedman: common and differences "on the works: Fischer I. The purchasing power of money, Friedman M. A quantitative theory of money: a new formulation.