They should be double-spaced and use twelve-point type. You may choose your own font. Papers should be between 500 and 1000 words long. Spelling and grammar count The papers should discuss the relevant economic content of the films, preferably as they relate to the readings and class discussion. They should not be critical reviews of the films themselves.
Choose either one of the following topic.
Topic: Corporate Social Responsibility
Film: Wall Street (124 minutes)
Readings: Friedman, Milton, “The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase Its Profit” The New York Times Magazine Sept. 1970
Reinhardt, Forest l., Stavins, Robert N. and Victor, Richard H. K Date: Corporate Social Responsibility through an Economic Lens Harvard Kennedy School Working Paper RWP08-023 April 2008
Topic: Financial Fraud
Film: Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (123 minutes)
Readings: AICPA Center for Audit Quality, “Summary of Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002”
Hill, N. et al, Auditors Reactions to Sarbanes Oxley” The CPA Journal Vol. 87 n.7
Mazar, Nina and Ariely, Dan “Dishonesty in Everyday Life and Its Policy Implications” Journal of Public Policy and Marketing Spring 2006 pp. 117-23