Definition of Misallocation

1. Noun. An improper or unwise allocation, especially of money ¹



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Definition of Misallocation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misallocation

misaligns
misallegation
misallegations
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misallocation (current term)
misallocations
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misanalyse

Literary usage of Misallocation

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1. The Politics of Trade and Industrial Policy in Africa: Forced Consensus? by Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Michael Osita Ogbu, Ha-Joon Chang (2004)
"The first — the static, resource misallocation effects — derive from the presumed misallocation of resources in production and the reduction in consumer ..."

2. Henry C. Carey and American Economic Development by Rodney J. Morrison (1986)
"But in this case, there is no favorable shift in the terms of trade to overcome the resource misallocation caused by the tariff. ..."

3. Inflation and Growth in China: Proceedings of a Conference Held in Beijing edited by Manuel Guitian, Robert Mundell (1998)
"Desai and Martin find losses from misallocation in the range of 3-10 percent—possibly up to 15-17 percent of the inputs employed in industry. ..."

4. Key Issues for Transport Beyond 2000: Introductory Reports and Summary of by (Paris) European Conference of Ministers, Ecmt (2002)
"... are seen as being fundamentally the result of the gains accruing from a progressive reduction in an initial interregional misallocation of resources. ..."

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