ECONOMICS 550 – Assignment 4: Implementing the Budget

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Assignment 4: Implementing the Budget

Due Week 9 and worth 125 points

Refer the Scenario for Assignments 1–5. Prepare a variance report for the selected agency. Refer to Table 8.4 in Chapter 8 (page 133).

Write a three to four (3-4) page paper addressing the criteria below. (Note: Change the title of the report to reflect the selected agency’s name and the years to 2013-2014.)

Find the variances for both the revenue and expenditures sides and then discuss two to three (2-3) problematic areas for the agency. Provide the results of the variances in a table (Excel or Word).
Recommend two (2) policy actions for each problematic area discussed in criterion 1. Justify the recommendations.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length