Asymmetry

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Asymmetry

A lack of equivalence between two things, such as the unequal tax treatment of interest expense and dividend payments.

Asymmetry

A lack of equality between two things. For example, there may be asymmetry in how two types of income are taxed. Asymmetry may encourage certain business or investment decisions while discouraging others.
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Furthermore, since asymmetries at business cycle frequencies are of particular interest, a filter that amplifies fluctuations at these frequencies is ideal.
Many studies have been done to associate mandibular asymmetries with crossbites.
Second, asymmetry can represent the persistence of previous asymmetries or the inability of the individual to detect or compensate for asymmetries.
(1) published an analysis of 100 cases based on evaluation of preoperative photographs, and they reported asymmetries of the nipple areola position in 53%, breast mound volume in 44%, and chest wall in 9% of the cases.
While asymmetries in trade statistics have existed for as long as countries have been compiling them, as Fortanier and Sarrazin (2016) note "increasing complexities in global production arrangements...
Kucukboyaci et al., "Hemispheric asymmetries of cortical volume in the human brain," Cortex, vol.
Dentofacial asymmetries: challenging diagnosis and treatment planning.
This is in contrast to our hypothesis and to previous studies that reported asymmetries in favor of the right limb.
Bilateral variation and the evolution of macroscopic asymmetries. Gelletica, 89: 201-18.
Age and sex also can influence asymmetries for toe, leg, wing, and feather length, as well as wattle area of chickens (Campo et al., 2005; 2012).
Both directional (DA) or fluctuating (FA) asymmetries are widely recognized as morphological markers of anthropic disturbances [e.g.
asymmetries arise if opponents enjoy greater freedom of action, or if they have weapons or techniques available to them that one does not.