RANKING OF PERCEPTIONS: GUATEMALA

TRICHOTOMY AVERAGE RULE

FACTORS CONSIDERED DIRECT AGENTS

GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS

NON-GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS

ALL OFFICIAL

AVERAGE

CODING

AVERAGE

CODING

AVERAGE

CODING

1. THE EXPANSION OF THE AGRICULTURAL FRONTIER

2.9

VI

2.9

VI

2.9

VI

2. THE EXPANSION OF THE CATTLE RANCHING FRONTIER

2.6

VI

2.7

VI

2.6

VI

3. THE LEVELS OF NATIONAL INCOME

2.2

I

2.6

VI

2.4

I

4. THE CONSTRUCTION OF ROADS AND RAILROAD TRACKS

1.6

I

1.3

NI

1.5

I

5. THE EXPORTS OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS

1.5

I

2.1

I

1.8

I

6. THE EXPORTS OF LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS

1.5

I

1.9

I

1.7

I

7. THE EXTERNAL DEBT

1.5

I

2.1

I

1.8

I

8. PRODUCTION/CONSUMPTION OF ROUNDWOOD

2.2

I

2.0

I

2.1

I

9. PRODUCTION/CONSUMPTION OF FUELWOOD AND CHARCOAL

2.7

VI

2.4

I

2.5

VI

10. PRODUCTION/CONSUMPTION OF INDUSTRIAL RAOUNWOOD

1.8

I

1.8

I

1.8

I

11. POPULATION LEVELS

2.1

I

2.3

I

2.2

I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AVERAGE = N1(1) + N2(2) + N3(3) / N1 + N2 + N3

 

NI = AV < 1.5 = NOT IMPORTANT

I = 1.5 \< AV < 2.5 = IMPORTANT

VI = AV >/ 2.5 = VERY IMPORTANT

 

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