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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.
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Allocative resources are also crucial in Wuppertal because of the substantial transformative outreach.
Inefficiency determinants: For policy implication, it was required to explore the factors of technical, allocative and economic efficiency for the improvement in efficiency score.
If the distortions are removed to equalize marginal products of establishments within industries, aggregate output and TFP will increase by more than 70 percent on average.3 Second, since higher gains from efficient reallocation imply more misallocation in the actual economy, we can infer that the allocative efficiency in the Korean manufacturing sector improved from 1982 to 1992 but worsened thereafter, erasing all gains by 2007.
We conclude our analysis by providing some suggestive evidence of the underlying forces behind the observed increase in allocative efficiency.
Although the goals of competition laws cover a wide range of choices, each leading to a different outcome and enforcement objective, (5) the most widespread modern or mainstream goal of competition enforcement is allocative efficiency, which is also termed consumer welfare.
The effect of scale change is found to be very insignificant, mostly negative whereas the contribution of AEC is satisfactory implying that the manufacturing industries in India have achieved allocative efficiency over the years.
The second legally-relevant, economic-efficiency-related effects that conduct can generate are allocative "dynamic efficiencies." The allocative "dynamic efficiencies" that conduct generates are conventionally defined to be allocative efficiencies that relate to the economic-efficiency proficiency with which the actor can create and produce a new product variant, create and run a new distributive outlet, or create and use additional capacity or inventory (can create and use what I denominate a QV investment).
Allocative efficiency can be defined only upon prior specification of the normative criteria that one adopts to select the distribution of rights that constitute the basis of the efficiency assessment.
Based on result of analysis in cacao+coconut+patchouli (KKN) intercropping farm, it concluded that efficiency in technical, allocative and economic was high and feasible to work.
As it is harder for the second-best bidder to beat the winning price in SBR this auction should be characterized by the higher allocative efficiency than MOA (hypothesis H5).
Keywords: Technical efficiency, allocative efficiency, economic efficiency, DEA, cotton