• noun the act of giving money to provide a regular income


  • The amount of something that a person or country simply has, rather than their having somehow to acquire it. In the H-O Model of trade theory, endowments refer to primary factors of production, ignoring the fact that some of them - especially capital and skill - are deliberately accumulated.

Health Economics

  • (written as Endowment)
    In economics this usually refers to the bundle of goods and money that each individual is assumed to hold at the beginning of an analysis.

Real Estate

  • noun an amount of income or property that has been provided to a person or institution, especially an educational institution