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Allocate

On a balance sheet, to spread an expense over more than one accounting period. One of the most prominent examples of allocation is depreciation, which spreads the cost of an asset over a certain number of years.

allocate

1. To spread systematically a single monetary amount over a number of time periods, usually years. For example, depreciation allocates the cost of a capital asset over its useful life.
2. To distribute cost or revenue throughout a number of operations or products. For example, a business must decide how to allocate the costs of running its headquarters over all its operations to determine the profitability of each of those operations.
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Second, the allocation game, which was implemented after the income redistribution process was completed, took the form of a dictator game between the allocators and the recipients.
For instance, if relevant medical records are listed in the payment ledger but missing from the file, these allocators may not take the extra step of locating those records.
--spilling versus splitting: Since both spilling and splitting live ranges reduce register pressure, how does the register allocator make a trade-off between these techniques, and how does it select the live ranges to operate on?
The difference between the amount that each subject kept when she was an allocator minus the amount each received as the receiver measures each individual's net premium over the strictly 'fair,' 50/50 split and may be provocatively called 'greed.' The hypothesis that economic majors are, on average, more 'greedy' than non-economic majors can be rejected at the .05 level of significance (t = 2.01).
Initial views based exclusively on equity formulations (Adams, 1965), with its underpinnings in social exchange (Homans, 1961; Blau, 1964; Emerson, 1976), have gradually given way to the examination of many alternative rules on which entitlements can be based and that different allocators can use on different occasions.
The effect of communication by exclusion may be demonstrated by using a slightly different experimental design: Individuals do not play a two-person Dictator Game but a three-person game where identification and communication are only allowed for two of the participants (the allocator and the first "included" recipient 1) while the second "excluded" recipient remains isolated and anonymous.
"What Factor Allocator lets you see is how true that really is, and what the implications of that seemingly simple statement really are to your portfolio."
Experienced allocators embrace full asset class diversification more systematically, but less experienced asset allocators move step by step up the curve.
Prior to his tenure in the UAE, Sanders occupied the position of an asset allocator and fund manager at Procter & Gamble's Global Pension business.
Stacia Rogers has 13 years of investment experience as both an allocator to alternative investments and, more recently, as an Investor Relations & Marketing professional in roles within Knighthead Capital and Lazard Asset Management (NYSE: LAZ).
Designation of a service provider for the supply, installation and rental of heating cost allocators and cold water and hot water meters, including isolation valves and remote consumption readings as well as the establishment of individual consumption accounts for different buildings at 1140 evere.
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