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A graduate student has four job offers, and needs to accept one. The following table lists the four jobs:

A graduate student has four job offers, and needs to accept one. The following table lists the four jobs:

These are on a scale of 0 - 10, larger number being better
Job Salary Attractiveness of Job Ease of Commuting Quality of Life Children's School
1 $48,000 8 4 7 6
2 $52,000 7 2 7 6
3 $50,000 8 6 4 4
4 $51,000 6 2 5 5

Are there dominated alternatives? If so, which ones?


The student faces the following tradeoffs:
If the attractiveness of job goes down from 8 to 7, the salary should increase by $5000 for indifference.


If the ease of commuting goes down from 6 to 4, the salary should increase by $1000 for indifference.


If the quality of life goes down from 7 to 4, the salary should increase by $5000 for indifference.


If the children's school goes down from 6 to 4, the salary should increase by $3000 for indifference.
Review all of the job offers that the graduate student has received, considering all of the trade offs listed above. Which choice is best choice in terms of salary for this student? Which choice is the worst choice in terms of salary? Please provide rationale and reasoning for your answers.

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Job Salary
Attractiveness of Job
Children's School
1
$48,000
8
2
$52,000
7
3
$50,000
8
4
$51,000
6 Ease of Commuting
4
2
6
2 7
7
4
5 Quality of Life
6
6
4
5 TRADE OFFS If the attractiveness of job...

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