RANKING OF NON-LOCAL PERCEPTIONS: RESEARCHERS

TRICHOTOMY FORM, SIMPLE MAJORITY RULE

FACTORS CONSIDERED DIRECT AGENTS

GROUND RESEARCHERS

NON-GROUND RESEARCHERS

ALL RESEARCHERS

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

NI

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

I

I

7. THE EXTERNAL DEBT

I

NI

NI

8. PRODUCTION/CONSUMPTION OF ROUNDWOOD

NI

NI

NI

9. PRODUCTION/CONSUMPTION OF FUELWOOD AND CHARCOAL

NI

I

NI

10. PRODUCTION/CONSUMPTION OF INDUSTRIAL RAOUNWOOD

NI

I

NI

11. POPULATION LEVELS

NI

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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