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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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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.
Investigate the cross-country differences in firm-level productivity performance and allocative efficiency before, during and after the financial crisis;
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 variable of age showed a negative and significant impact on allocative inefficiency.
The second legally-relevant, economic-efficiency-related effects that conduct can generate are allocative "dynamic efficiencies.
Estimation of Allocative Efficiency: Allocative efficiency was estimated by dividing economic efficiency by technical efficiency:
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.
Last, where cost data is readily available for the health sector, further research would revolve around cost, allocative and profit efficiencies of health facilities in Kenya.
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 for the allocative efficiency both minimal overbid auction, and second-best rebid auction give additional rights to the second-best bidder, thus increasing his chances for winning the auction.
This paper uses a Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) technique with constant returns to scale and variable returns to scale to estimate the technical, allocative, and economic efficiencies.