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  • noun Plural form of nonadopter.

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Examples

  • In addition, eleven of the nonadopters dropped out of farming, and either became day laborers or else migrated to the city; presumably, their farms were purchased by the adopters.

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  • The adopters and nonadopters both began at about the same level of income per acre in 1963; 290 pesos per acre and 222 pesos per acre, respectively.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • Some bought larger farms, with some of the land coming from the nonadopters.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • This vicious circle explains how adoption of the coffee variety innovations widened the socioeconomic gaps (1) between the adopters and nonadopters, and (2) between those individuals originally high and low in socioeconomic status.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • So one effect of the coffee variety innovations was to widen the income gap between the adopters and nonadopters from 2,200 pesos in 1963 to 9,000 pesos in 1970.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • The five adopter categories are exhaustive except for nonadopters, mutually exclusive, and derived from one classification principle.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • Much of the increased income inequality between the adopters and nonadopters was, thus, caused by the introduction of the coffee variety innovations.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • Validity of these scale items was gauged by comparing the scores of adopters of personal work stations with nonadopters.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • The five adopter categories are exhaustive except for nonadopters, mutually exclusive, and derived from one classification principle.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • The socioeconomic differences between adopters versus nonadopters began to diminish, suggesting that as the diffusion of a new communication technology takes place, socioeconomic factors become less important Dutton et al., 1987.

    Diffusion of Innovations

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