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1. Objectivity - equity.

A lack of fairness or objectivity in making evaluations or professional judgements, whether resulting from conscious or unconscious sources.

2. Cognitive bias.

Abbreviation for cognitive bias.

3. Market distortion.

A feature of a market that unduly favours a particular structure or solution.

For example the bias toward debt finance (compared with equity) resulting from the relatively more favourable tax treatment of payments to debt investors, compared with distributions to equity investors.

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