Meaning and Definition of Imputation

Imputation is a term whose origins are in the Latin word imputatĭo. The concept is used to refer to the action and the effect of charge (assigning responsibility for a wrong done to a person, noting the application of an amount to be taken into account in a register).

Examples: "The imputation of the crime shocked the entrepreneur, who says he has nothing to do with", "Rupertson turned out to be a very brave judge announcing the allocation of MP" "The meter has forgotten the allocation of new taxes," "With the allocation of sales last month, the year gave a positive balance."

In the field of law, imputation (synonym of complaint) is the act involving formal charges to a person of a specific offense. From the time of charging, the accused may exercise his right to defense and ceases to be subject to the duties that correspond to the controls (such as telling the truth under penalty of perjury).

For statistics, imputation is seen as the surrogate values ​​that have not been reported when observed by other values. This step is necessary for the processing of data for some statistical techniques that take into account data that are not observed because they are charged.

Finally, in the economy, the theory of imputation theory of the Austrian Friedrich von Wieser considering that the factors are combined in fixed proportions in each industry, which does not happen in many different industries.
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