The Borda and Condorcet Methods : The following example was presented by Condorcet, in a critique of the Borda Method. A committee composed of 81 members is to choose a winner from among three candidates, A, B, and C. T ...

Jenks Co. partially refunded $180,000 of its outstanding 10% note payable, made 1 year ago to Arma State Bank by paying $180,000 plus $18,000 interest (having obtained the $198,000 by using $52,400 cash and signing a new ...

Do we know what the Founding Fathers said about the institution of slavery in the U.S Constituion? Is the U.S. Constitution proslavery, antislavery or ambivalent about slavery?

Putting Measurement to Work This exercise gives you the opportunity to develop a measurement strategy of your own. 1. Identify an area of the social sciences you know something about (aging, marriage and the family, crim ...

Peter has two envelopes. He puts 10k euros in one and 10 k+1 euros in the other, where k is the outcome of the toss of a fair die. Peter gives one of the envelopes to Mark and one to Luke (neither Mark nor Luke knows the ...

1. How does the sample size influence the extent to which the sample data can be used to accurately estimate population parameters? 2. What statistics are used to indicate how accurately the sample data can predict popul ...

Describe the following game with incomplete information as an extensiveform game. There are two players N = {I, II}. Each player has three types, TI = {I 1 , I 2 , I 3 } and TII = {II 1 , II 2 , II 3 }, with common prio ...

Suppose that A ≥ 3, and let F be a social welfare function satisfying the properties of unanimity and independence of irrelevant alternatives. What are all the decisive coalitions?

Problem 1 Somewhere in the Milky Way Galaxy, a class of 2,000 students took a course in Astronomy. The first exam scores and the final exam percentage reached earth, but transmission broke off after only a dozen student ...

George, John, and Thomas are standing first, second, and third in a line, respectively. Each one sees the persons standing in front of him. James announces: "I have three red hats and two white hats. I will place a hat o ...

