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Arrow's impossibility theorem

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Economics.

The theorem provides a proof that no perfect process exists for aggregating individual rankings of alternatives into a collective (or social) ranking. An example of an aggregation process...

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The contribution of qualitative approaches to musculoskeletal research

B. N. Ong and J. C. Richardson.

in Rheumatology

April 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Economics of Health; Rheumatology; Clinical Psychology. 2078 words.

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Katona, George

Daniel Horowitz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology; Economics. 1497 words.

Katona, George (06 November 1901–18 June 1981), behavioral economist, was born in Budapest, Hungary, the son of Sigmund Katona, operator of the city’s largest grain mill, and Olga Wittman....

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maximin

Overview page. Subjects: Economics — Psychology.

In decision theory and game theory, an alternative or strategy (2) that ensures the best of the worst possible payoffs, thereby maximizing the minimum possible payoff. Thus if there are...

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prospect theory

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Financial Institutions and Services.

A theory, developed by the economists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky, that seeks to explain how individuals make decisions when faced with uncertainty. It is central to the growing new...

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Social Emotional Learning and Inclusion in Schools

Laura Sokal and Jennifer Katz.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Educational Psychology; Health, Education, and Welfare. 9281 words.

Inclusive classrooms provide new opportunities for group membership and creation of effective learning environments. In order to facilitate the success of inclusion as an approach and...

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structural equation

Overview page. Subjects: Economics — Psychology.

An equation representing the strengths of hypothesized relations among a set of variables in a formal model.

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Too many decades or too little joined up thinking?

P. Dieppe.

in Rheumatology

March 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Economics of Health; Rheumatology; Clinical Psychology. 339 words.

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winner's curse

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Economics.

The danger that the winner of a contract will lose money on it. Where contracts are awarded by competitive tendering, the winner is usually the firm offering the lowest price. Estimates of...

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