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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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LOOMES, Graham (<i>born</i> 1950), Professor of Economics and Behavioural Science, University of Warwick, since 2009

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History; Economics; General Economics and Teaching; History of Medicine; Medicine and Health; Psychology; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 150 words.

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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

Article. Subjects: Educational Psychology; Health, Education, and Welfare. 285 words.

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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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