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Unformatted text preview: more money than other people with the same educational background and experience. According to Berliner, there are three criteria by which we can judge the goodness of "arrangements to allocate workers to jobs": choice, justice, and efficiency. In terms of these three criteria, the price method gives workers more choice and justice, but it is not efficient. The assignment method, however, is efficient, but there is hardly any choice or justice for the workers involved. In my opinion, choice is the most important criteria for determining who should be placed in what job. The reason I say this is because justice and efficiency will follow, as they do in any free market economy, when people have the option to choose what it is they want to do. Choice gives an incentive to work hard because it encourages competition and it also puts people in the jobs that need to be done, making the society efficient....
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course SOCI 415 taught by Professor Margarita during the Spring '09 term at UNC.
- Spring '09