RANKING OF PERCEPTIONS: COSTA RICA

TRICHOTOMY FORM, SIMPLE MAJORITY RULE

FACTORS CONSIDERED DIRECT AGENTS

GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS

NON-GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS

ALL OFFICIALS

1. THE EXPANSION OF THE AGRICULTURAL FRONTIER

VI

VI

VI

2. THE EXPANSION OF THE CATTLE RANCHING FRONTIER

I

NI

VI

3. THE LEVELS OF NATIONAL INCOME

NI

I

NI

4. THE CONSTRUCTION OF ROADS AND RAILROAD TRACKS

I

NI

NI

5. THE EXPORTS OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS

NI

I

I

6. THE EXPORTS OF LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS

NI

NI

NI

7. THE EXTERNAL DEBT

NI

NI

NI

8. PRODUCTION/CONSUMPTION OF ROUNDWOOD

VI

I

VI

9. PRODUCTION/CONSUMPTION OF FUELWOOD AND CHARCOAL

I

NI

NI

10. PRODUCTION/CONSUMPTION OF INDUSTRIAL RAOUNWOOD

I

I

I

11. POPULATION LEVELS

I

VI

I

 

 

 

 

  

RULE:

VI > I > NI OR VI > NI > I-----> VI

I > NI > VI OR I > VI > NI-----> I

NI > I > VI OR NI > VI > I------> NI

VI = I AND NI = 0 -----> VI

VI = I AND NI > 0 -----> I

VI = NI AND I = 0 -----> VI

VI = NI AND I > 0 -----> NI

I = NI AND VI = 0 -----> NI

I = NI AND VI > 0 ------> I

VI = I = NI -------> I

NI = NOT IMPORTANT

I = IMPORTANT

VI = VERY IMPORTANT

 

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