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allocation

The designed or intended distribution of a thing, typically used in the context of patient assignment to a particular arm in a clinical trial.

allocation

Vox populi The distribution of a thing. See Nonrandomized allocation, Resource allocation.

allocation

(al″ŏ-kā′-shŏn)
The assignment or distribution of assets or duties.

allocation

the technique of forming groups in a population for the purpose of carrying out comparisons between them. The objective is to create comparable groups and to avoid bias. Techniques used include random allocation, self-selection or clinical judgment.
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As pensions began changing their allocations in real estate throughout 2002 and 2003, opportunity funds like Walton and Blackstone had already swooped in and gobbled up Manhattan property when 20% returns were still possible.
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Formal asset allocation is a sophisticated process based on statistical models that combine your input factors with factors such as asset class volatility, correlation and historical returns.
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Regardless of which protocol for resource allocation is followed, it is clear that some groups and individuals in our society will benefit and others will be deprived.
TOKYO -- Investment allocation to private equity by Japanese companies is expected to rise over the next two to five years, according to a study completed by Adveq, the Swiss private equity fund of funds manager, together with Kyoto University.
For example, an employee with a 50/50 allocation in stocks and bonds may have seen his or her portfolio shift to 70/30 when stocks were rising much faster than bonds.

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