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Homework #4—The Logic of Causal Order—Page 1 Soc 63993, Advanced Social Statistics II Homework No. 4 The Logic of Causal Order 1. The chair of the Sociology Department wants to recruit the best faculty possible. But, at the same time, he can't afford to waste a lot of time making offers to people who are unlikely to accept. He suspects that the likelihood that a job offer will be accepted is somehow dependent on the IQ (intelligence) of the candidate, and the number of job offers the person has. For each of the following models, indicate which person is more likely to accept a job offer from N.D. Your options are: Smith is more likely to accept; Jones is more likely to accept; Smith and Jones are equally likely to accept; or DK, don't know, not enough information. (Note: All three models agree that the more intelligent the person is, the more job offers he or she will tend to have.) Smith Jones Fig 1 Fig 2 Fig 3 1. High IQ Low IQ a. b. c. Many offers Many offers 2. Many offers Few offers d. e. f. 3. High IQ High IQ g. h. i. Few offers Many offers =============================================================== Figure 1.
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This note was uploaded on 02/29/2012 for the course SOC 63993 taught by Professor Richardwilliams during the Spring '11 term at Notre Dame.

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