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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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704(b) allows a partnership to make special allocations as long as they have substantial economic effect.
Multiplying the proportions in panel 1 by each activity's cost leads to the allocations shown.
Part 11 Jasz-Nagykun-Szolnok county, allocation 13,620,000 USD
Thus, the taxpayer can choose to elect out of the automatic allocation rules when the transfer is made to the GRAT or at any time up to and including the year in which the ETIP expires.
For instance, to encourage reducing claims frequency, a corporation using this approach could base the premium allocation on a blending of an operating unit's share of total new claims valuation and share of new claim volume.
The author makes the case that traditional asset allocation models, used to optimize accumulations while saving for retirement, do not work for allocating assets during retirement.
The government also released Rs 30 billion for Prime Minister's Global SDGS Achievement Programme whereas Rs 900 million have been released for ERRA out of its total allocations of Rs 7.
Accordingly, its allocations are arbitrary and capricious; P's allocations meet the arm's-length standard.
It took them a while to fix that and up the allocations.
Automatic rebalancing--returning the employee's fund allocations to their initial percentages after a period when investments performed at different rates--ensures participants maintain their original allocations.
Based on experience, top performers--those that sustain top-quartile total shareholder returns (TSRs) over time relative to industry peers--manage their capital within an integrated strategic and economic framework, and make allocations according to clear standards and decision rules.
Federal Income Tax Allocations: Should the new special election be made to conform the allocation of federal income taxes for E&P purposes with the method now mandated for basis purposes?