RANKING OF PERCEPTIONS: RESEARCHERS

DICHOTOMY AVERAGE RULE

FACTORS CONSIDERED DIRECT AGENTS

GROUND RESEARCHERS

NON-GROUND RESEARCHERS

ALL RESEARCHERS

AVERAGE

CODING

AVERAGE

CODING

AVERAGE

CODING

1. THE EXPANSION OF THE AGRICULTURAL FRONTIER

2.7

VI

2.8

VI

2.8

VI

2. THE EXPANSION OF THE CATTLE RANCHING FRONTIER

2.3

NVI

2.7

VI

2.5

VI

3. THE LEVELS OF NATIONAL INCOME

1.6

NVI

1.8

NVI

1.7

NVI

4. THE CONSTRUCTION OF ROADS AND RAILROAD TRACKS

2.1

NVI

2.2

NVI

2.2

NVI

5. THE EXPORTS OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS

1.7

NVI

1.7

NVI

1.7

NVI

6. THE EXPORTS OF LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS

1.7

NVI

1.8

NVI

1.8

NVI

7. THE EXTERNAL DEBT

1.7

NVI

1.3

NVI

1.5

NVI

8. PRODUCTION/CONSUMPTION OF ROUNDWOOD

1.3

NVI

1.9

NVI

1.6

NVI

9. PRODUCTION/CONSUMPTION OF FUELWOOD AND CHARCOAL

2.0

NVI

1.8

NVI

1.9

NVI

10. PRODUCTION/CONSUMPTION OF INDUSTRIAL RAOUNWOOD

1.1

NVI

2.0

NVI

1.6

NVI

11. POPULATION LEVELS

1.4

NVI

1.9

NVI

1.7

NVI

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

NVI = AV < 2.5 = NOT VERY IMPORTANT

VI = AV >/ 2.5 = VERY IMPORTANT

 

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