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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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First, from the allocators' viewpoint, the recipients were third parties outside the social redistribution system.
Some allocators, eager to grow their business, take dangerous shortcuts to artificially lower allocations and ingratiate themselves with field adjusters who are anxious to close cases.
How does the allocator determine the order in which live ranges are assigned colors?
The units are displayed as graphical items, which can manually be dragged and dropped by the allocator in cases, where the proposed solution requires adjustments.
Previous experiments - Carter and Irons, (1991) and Kahneman, Knetsch, and Thaler (1986) - found that economic majors in both the role of allocator and receiver are more likely to either make or accept uneven allocations.
Deviations from equity-based distributions are thought to emerge when the specification and measurement of individual productivity are difficult for the allocator (Larwood et al., 1979).
Investor Appetite for Hedge Funds Remains Strong Hedge Funds witnessed the largest positive swing in net demand among the different asset classes we surveyed and are on par as the top investment strategy of allocators going into the second half of the year.
In the Dictator Game, identification results in an equal sharing of the amount between the allocator and the recipient, that is, the share of the sum passed on rises from 26% to 50% (T = 4.990, p [less than] 0.001), and thus reaches the same level as with discussion.
What are the asset allocator's options when nothing looks cheap and corrections are so shallow and short-lived?
Optimal Asset Management launched a free online tool for advisors called Factor Allocator, which among its many features, helps advisors build factor-based replicas of any mutual fund using ETFs.
AGMs: Halladale Group, John Lusty Group, Merrill Lynch Asset Allocator, Reliance Security, Stanley Leisure.
Afterwards, as valuations becomestretched in these sectors the capital allocator's step up the efficient frontier and embrace more "equity" like risk along the efficient frontier.