RANKING OF PERCEPTIONS: PANAMA

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

VI

VI

VI

3. THE LEVELS OF NATIONAL INCOME

I

I

I

4. THE CONSTRUCTION OF ROADS AND RAILROAD TRACKS

I

VI

I

5. THE EXPORTS OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS

NI

NI

NI

6. THE EXPORTS OF LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS

I

NI

I

7. THE EXTERNAL DEBT

I

I

I

8. PRODUCTION/CONSUMPTION OF ROUNDWOOD

VI

I

I

9. PRODUCTION/CONSUMPTION OF FUELWOOD AND CHARCOAL

NI

I

I

10. PRODUCTION/CONSUMPTION OF INDUSTRIAL RAOUNWOOD

I

I

I

11. POPULATION LEVELS

VI

I

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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