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Robert Dahl – The Case
This paper is describing a short view on the given case – You are in a modern national state where you have the democratic power to suggest/ put forward that “democracy and equality”, OR “democracy and freedom” are the highest values and norms in your society (the group chooses which of the two alternatives you want to answer on). What would your arguments and examples be to people of your country?
BCR Analysis - Reputation - Bordeaux
In this paper we develop an original approach to evaluate the costs and benefits associated to a generic promotion program using an application to Bordeaux wines. The benefit is computed from the marginal impact of the collective reputation of the program on the individual reputation of its members. These different marginal impacts are estimated using detailed survey data about the image of Bordeaux wines in seven European countries. We find positive and significant spillover effects from the umbrella reputation (Bordeaux) that moreover increase with the individual reputation level of the wine. Controlling for the natural endogeneity of the collective reputation in this setup, we capture the important fact that this relationship is faced with marginal diminishing returns. These spillover effects, when significantly positive, vary from a minimum of 5% to a maximum of 15% of additional favorable quality opinions. We then show that some subregions are more likely to benefit from generic promotion programs, suggesting that fees should be established on a benefit-cost basis.
Sum of Squared Errors
A footnote in OpenIntro Statistics, 3rd Edition, Section 5.5.2, Analysis of Variance (ANOVA), relates an identity for the sum of squared errors (SSE).
Analyzing elliptically polarized light using Fresnel Rhomb
The aim of the experiment is to study elliptically polarized light using a Fresnel rhomb and to determine the ratio of semi major axis to the semi minor axis of the various elliptically polarised light forms for different angles of plane polarised incidence at the rhomb
Alan Raj Jeffrey