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about 10-12 references/ reference list should be Harvard styleCritically evaluate and compare Solow Growth Model and the Hsieh–Klenow misallocation hypothesis’ explanation for why some countries remain persistently poor. Explain how infrastructure can raise per-capita income in the two aforementioned approaches. Should be a little construction industry background.

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Assessment Brief for The Term Paper
BCPM 0008: Construction Industry Development
Academic year 2020-21
Term Paper Topic
The assignment for course is to write an essay style term paper that answers the following question.
Background: Solow Growth Model and the Hsieh–Klenow misallocation hypothesis offer two
competing explanations for why some countries remain persistently poor.
Question: Critically evaluate and compare Solow Growth Model and the Hsieh–Klenow misallocation hypothesis’ explanation for why some countries remain persistently poor. Explain how
infrastructure can raise per-capita income in the two aforementioned approaches.
Advice for the term paper
Please write the essay style term paper based on the course material covered in course. Please make sure that
you have read and understood the marking criteria (given below) before you start writing your term paper.
It is important that your term paper reflects your knowledge of the course and your ability to build an
argument based on your you knowledge. Please avoid rhetorical arguments and statements that are obvious
and banal. It is a good idea to make sure that each sentence carries some information that either reflects
your knowledge or builds an argument for the essay.
The term paper should also have a good introduction and conclusion. A good introduction should set the
context for the essay. A good conclusion should convey the essential argument in the essay. It may also
include any reflection you may have on the topic at hand.
Word Count
The word limits for the term paper is 1000 words. See the section on “School’s word limit policy” below for
details on which words count towards the word limit.
1
Submission Details
The submission deadline for the term paper is 3PM on 26th April 2021. You will find the link to the
submission box on the course Moodle site.
Marking Criteria
The term paper would be assessed according to the following marking criteria.
Criteria
Presentation
Weightage
20%
Description of Criteria
A well written introduction and conclusion to the essay.
Following the rules of formatting that are appropriate for long
form writing, i.e., an essay.
Knowledge and
Understanding
50%
The essay should reflect the author’s familiarity with definitions
of economic terms in the course material.
The essay should reflect nuanced and critical understanding of
the course material.
Ability to argue
effectively
30%
Evidence of an ability to critically analyse the topic.
Ability to build logically structured arguments.
Ability to formulate an informed opinion on the topic.
Format Structure





Please follow the standard long form writing style, i.e., no bullet points or abbreviations.
Use a spellcheck before submitting the essay.
Use footnotes only when absolutely necessary.
References are only required when quoting material beyond the course material.
For all references in the essay, please use the Harvard referencing style.
Submission filetype
The essay needs to be uploaded as a pdf file.
• If you choose to use Word or Pages to write the essay, please convert it to a pdf file before you submit
it.
• If you choose to write your essay in Markdown or Latex, please convert it to pdf before you submit
your essay.
2
School’s word limit policy
The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management has the following uniform policy on word limits
apply to the term paper.
1. Please use the rules in the table below in terms of what counts and what does not count
Type of content
Counts towards word limit
Table of contents
No
Reference list or bibliography at the end
No
Cover page
No
Diagrams, annotated pictures, figures
and any other visuals
No
Appendices
No
Abstract
No
Acknowledgements
No
Footnotes
Yes
Tables in the main text
Yes
In-text citations
Yes
2. Leeway for the word limit: Submissions with less than %10 or 150 extra words (whichever is smaller)
won’t be marked down for exceeding the word limit
3. Penalties (as per UCL Academic Manual):
• Penalties due to over-length cannot be more than 10%,
• Over-length penalty cannot take the student’s mark below ‘Pass Mark’
• In the case the coursework that is submitted is over-length and is also late, the greater of any
penalties will apply.
References
Hsieh, Chang-Tai, and Peter J. Klenow. “Misallocation and manufacturing TFP in China and India.” The
Quarterly journal of economics 124.4 (2009): 1403-1448.
3
Assessment Brief for The Term Paper
BCPM 0008: Construction Industry Development
Academic year 2020-21
Term Paper Topic
The assignment for course is to write an essay style term paper that answers the following question.
Background: Solow Growth Model and the Hsieh–Klenow misallocation hypothesis offer two
competing explanations for why some countries remain persistently poor.
Question: Critically evaluate and compare Solow Growth Model and the Hsieh–Klenow misallocation hypothesis’ explanation for why some countries remain persistently poor. Explain how
infrastructure can raise per-capita income in the two aforementioned approaches.
Advice for the term paper
Please write the essay style term paper based on the course material covered in course. Please make sure that
you have read and understood the marking criteria (given below) before you start writing your term paper.
It is important that your term paper reflects your knowledge of the course and your ability to build an
argument based on your you knowledge. Please avoid rhetorical arguments and statements that are obvious
and banal. It is a good idea to make sure that each sentence carries some information that either reflects
your knowledge or builds an argument for the essay.
The term paper should also have a good introduction and conclusion. A good introduction should set the
context for the essay. A good conclusion should convey the essential argument in the essay. It may also
include any reflection you may have on the topic at hand.
Word Count
The word limits for the term paper is 1000 words. See the section on “School’s word limit policy” below for
details on which words count towards the word limit.
1
Submission Details
The submission deadline for the term paper is 3PM on 26th April 2021. You will find the link to the
submission box on the course Moodle site.
Marking Criteria
The term paper would be assessed according to the following marking criteria.
Criteria
Presentation
Weightage
20%
Description of Criteria
A well written introduction and conclusion to the essay.
Following the rules of formatting that are appropriate for long
form writing, i.e., an essay.
Knowledge and
Understanding
50%
The essay should reflect the author’s familiarity with definitions
of economic terms in the course material.
The essay should reflect nuanced and critical understanding of
the course material.
Ability to argue
effectively
30%
Evidence of an ability to critically analyse the topic.
Ability to build logically structured arguments.
Ability to formulate an informed opinion on the topic.
Format Structure





Please follow the standard long form writing style, i.e., no bullet points or abbreviations.
Use a spellcheck before submitting the essay.
Use footnotes only when absolutely necessary.
References are only required when quoting material beyond the course material.
For all references in the essay, please use the Harvard referencing style.
Submission filetype
The essay needs to be uploaded as a pdf file.
• If you choose to use Word or Pages to write the essay, please convert it to a pdf file before you submit
it.
• If you choose to write your essay in Markdown or Latex, please convert it to pdf before you submit
your essay.
2
School’s word limit policy
The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management has the following uniform policy on word limits
apply to the term paper.
1. Please use the rules in the table below in terms of what counts and what does not count
Type of content
Counts towards word limit
Table of contents
No
Reference list or bibliography at the end
No
Cover page
No
Diagrams, annotated pictures, figures
and any other visuals
No
Appendices
No
Abstract
No
Acknowledgements
No
Footnotes
Yes
Tables in the main text
Yes
In-text citations
Yes
2. Leeway for the word limit: Submissions with less than %10 or 150 extra words (whichever is smaller)
won’t be marked down for exceeding the word limit
3. Penalties (as per UCL Academic Manual):
• Penalties due to over-length cannot be more than 10%,
• Over-length penalty cannot take the student’s mark below ‘Pass Mark’
• In the case the coursework that is submitted is over-length and is also late, the greater of any
penalties will apply.
References
Hsieh, Chang-Tai, and Peter J. Klenow. “Misallocation and manufacturing TFP in China and India.” The
Quarterly journal of economics 124.4 (2009): 1403-1448.
3
Assessment Brief for The Term Paper
BCPM 0008: Construction Industry Development
Academic year 2020-21
Term Paper Topic
The assignment for course is to write an essay style term paper that answers the following question.
Background: Solow Growth Model and the Hsieh–Klenow misallocation hypothesis offer two
competing explanations for why some countries remain persistently poor.
Question: Critically evaluate and compare Solow Growth Model and the Hsieh–Klenow misallocation hypothesis’ explanation for why some countries remain persistently poor. Explain how
infrastructure can raise per-capita income in the two aforementioned approaches.
Advice for the term paper
Please write the essay style term paper based on the course material covered in course. Please make sure that
you have read and understood the marking criteria (given below) before you start writing your term paper.
It is important that your term paper reflects your knowledge of the course and your ability to build an
argument based on your you knowledge. Please avoid rhetorical arguments and statements that are obvious
and banal. It is a good idea to make sure that each sentence carries some information that either reflects
your knowledge or builds an argument for the essay.
The term paper should also have a good introduction and conclusion. A good introduction should set the
context for the essay. A good conclusion should convey the essential argument in the essay. It may also
include any reflection you may have on the topic at hand.
Word Count
The word limits for the term paper is 1000 words. See the section on “School’s word limit policy” below for
details on which words count towards the word limit.
1
Submission Details
The submission deadline for the term paper is 3PM on 26th April 2021. You will find the link to the
submission box on the course Moodle site.
Marking Criteria
The term paper would be assessed according to the following marking criteria.
Criteria
Presentation
Weightage
20%
Description of Criteria
A well written introduction and conclusion to the essay.
Following the rules of formatting that are appropriate for long
form writing, i.e., an essay.
Knowledge and
Understanding
50%
The essay should reflect the author’s familiarity with definitions
of economic terms in the course material.
The essay should reflect nuanced and critical understanding of
the course material.
Ability to argue
effectively
30%
Evidence of an ability to critically analyse the topic.
Ability to build logically structured arguments.
Ability to formulate an informed opinion on the topic.
Format Structure





Please follow the standard long form writing style, i.e., no bullet points or abbreviations.
Use a spellcheck before submitting the essay.
Use footnotes only when absolutely necessary.
References are only required when quoting material beyond the course material.
For all references in the essay, please use the Harvard referencing style.
Submission filetype
The essay needs to be uploaded as a pdf file.
• If you choose to use Word or Pages to write the essay, please convert it to a pdf file before you submit
it.
• If you choose to write your essay in Markdown or Latex, please convert it to pdf before you submit
your essay.
2
School’s word limit policy
The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management has the following uniform policy on word limits
apply to the term paper.
1. Please use the rules in the table below in terms of what counts and what does not count
Type of content
Counts towards word limit
Table of contents
No
Reference list or bibliography at the end
No
Cover page
No
Diagrams, annotated pictures, figures
and any other visuals
No
Appendices
No
Abstract
No
Acknowledgements
No
Footnotes
Yes
Tables in the main text
Yes
In-text citations
Yes
2. Leeway for the word limit: Submissions with less than %10 or 150 extra words (whichever is smaller)
won’t be marked down for exceeding the word limit
3. Penalties (as per UCL Academic Manual):
• Penalties due to over-length cannot be more than 10%,
• Over-length penalty cannot take the student’s mark below ‘Pass Mark’
• In the case the coursework that is submitted is over-length and is also late, the greater of any
penalties will apply.
References
Hsieh, Chang-Tai, and Peter J. Klenow. “Misallocation and manufacturing TFP in China and India.” The
Quarterly journal of economics 124.4 (2009): 1403-1448.
3

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