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preferences

The constellation of views and choices—whether expressed or not—of an individual about his or her own lifestyle, personal care, where and how he or she lives, communicate and express him- or herself and his or her beliefs.
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addresses the new value and ordinary course of business defenses, two of the most frequently raised preference defenses.
As preferences are so fundamental for decision making, they have extensively been studied in economics, psychology, operations research, and other human-centered disciplines.
For instance, on the scale of Instructor Support, learning environment preferences were higher from students enrolled in the course taught in a traditional manner (scale mean (m)=4.
Section 32 continues by identifying certain circumstances in which a liquidator may avoid a preference, including if the transfer was made within four months before the filing of the petition and if the creditor receiving the transfer had reasonable cause to believe the insurer was about to become insolvent.
A similar program for elite colleges could be a long way off; and until then, preference systems provide the best chance at offering poor kids a shot at top campuses.
Given that the City Life article was so uninformative and given that council officers' advice to governing bodies seemed to lean towards the present system, it did not surprise me that most governing bodies saw no reason to change: they quite simply were not given the arguments in favour of the equal preference system.
In a particular application, an interpretation will define very concretely the content of the agent's preferences.
Saari has calculated that in three-candidate elections, depending on the voting system, more than two-thirds of all possible configurations of voters' preferences will yield different outcomes.
A small number of studies have examined whether matching individual out-of-school learning preferences with the conditions under which homework is done increases compliance with these assignments and raises homework achievement (e.
Career-related aspects are all the relevant variables and attributes that can be used to describe either individuals' preferences and resources or career alternatives' characteristics (Gati, 1998; Prior, 1982).
The following sections discuss basic concepts required to articulate the problem of aggregating individual preferences in a simple two person, three policy alternatives context (Section 2) and then apply these concepts to the graphical construction of a social welfare function in a discrete 2-dimensional space.
Reason: Your interest in dismantling racial preferences began with your appointment as a regent of the University of California.