RANKING OF NON-LOCAL PERCEPTIONS: RESEARCHERS AND INSTITUTIONS

TRICHOTOMY FORM, SIMPLE MAJORITY RULE

FACTORS CONSIDERED DIRECT AGENTS

RESEARCHERS

INSTITUTIONS

ALL

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

I

I

5. THE EXPORTS OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS

I

I

I

6. THE EXPORTS OF LIVESTOCK PRODUCTS

I

NI

I

7. THE EXTERNAL DEBT

NI

NI

NI

8. PRODUCTION/CONSUMPTION OF ROUNDWOOD

NI

I

NI

9. PRODUCTION/CONSUMPTION OF FUELWOOD AND CHARCOAL

NI

I

I

10. PRODUCTION/CONSUMPTION OF INDUSTRIAL RAOUNWOOD

NI

I

NI

11. POPULATION LEVELS

I

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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