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Decomposes by population subgroups a generalized entropy inequality measure within a vector.

1 |

`x` |
Numeric vector with non-negative values (strictly positive
when |

`z` |
Factor who determines the subgroups. |

`w` |
Numeric vector of sampling weigths (optional). |

`alpha` |
Parameter of the generalized entropy index. Theil index ( |

`ELMO` |
When |

A list of class `"ICI"`

with components:

`ineq` |
a list with components |

`decomp` |
a list with components |

`intra` |
a list with components |

`ws` |
a list with components |

`nas` |
a list with |

Cowell F.A. (2000) Measurement of Inequality. In Atkinson A.B., Bourguignon F.
(Eds.) *Handbook of Income Distribution*. Elsevier, Vol. 1, pp. 87-166.

Elbers C., Lanjouw P., Mistiaen J.A., Ozler B. (2005)
*Re-Interpreting
Sub-Group Inequality Decompositions*. World Bank, World Bank Policy Research
Working Paper 3687, 42 p.

1 2 3 4 5 6 | ```
data(hhbudgets)
decompGEI(hhbudgets[,"ingreso"], hhbudgets[,"estructura"], alpha=4)
summary(hhbudgets[,"tenencia"]) #35 NA's
decompGEI(x=hhbudgets[,"transporte"], z=hhbudgets[,"tenencia"], w=hhbudgets[,"factor"], ELMO=FALSE)
summary(decompGEI(x=hhbudgets[,"transporte"], z=hhbudgets[,"tenencia"], w=hhbudgets[,"factor"], alpha=1.5))
``` |

```
$ineq
$ineq$index
GEI
128.0722
$ineq$parameter
alpha
4
$decomp
$decomp$within
[1] 128.0624
$decomp$between
[1] 0.00984258
$decomp$betweenELMO
[1] 23.42324
$intra
$intra$GEIGroups
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3.9893931 181.5403932 4.8945765 0.7425743 0.1760261
$intra$contribGEIGroups
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0.12572964 126.50647452 1.39971064 0.01596111 0.01448319
$ws
$ws$wIntra
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0.114476790 0.614083399 0.263965382 0.003540519 0.003933910
$ws$sIntra
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0.082922195 0.633804602 0.269302892 0.005557520 0.008412791
$nas
$nas$xNA
[1] 0
$nas$zNA
[1] 0
$nas$wNA
NULL
$nas$totalNA
[1] 0
attr(,"class")
[1] "ICI"
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501 432 159 1343 63
otra NA's
9 35
NULL
GEI alpha
0.61155 1.50000
Decomposition:
within between
0.599633 0.011912
betweenELMO
0.42559
```

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