Rosenbluth Index of Concentration

Description

Calculates the Rosenbluth index of concentration, also known as Hall or Tiedemann Indices.

Usage

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Rosenbluth(x, n = rep(1, length(x)), na.rm = FALSE, ...)

## Default S3 method:
Rosenbluth(x, n = rep(1, length(x)), na.rm = FALSE, ...)

Arguments

x

A vector of data values of non-negative elements.

n

A vector of frequencies of the same length as x.

na.rm

A logical. Should missing values be removed? The Default is set to na.rm=FALSE.

...

Additional arguements (currently ignored)

References

Cowell, F. A. (2000) Measurement of Inequality in Atkinson, A. B. / Bourguignon, F. (Eds): Handbook of Income Distribution. Amsterdam.

Cowell, F. A. (1995) Measuring Inequality Harvester Wheatshef: Prentice Hall.

See Also

Atkinson, Herfindahl, Gini, Lorenz. For more details see the Indices vignette: vignette("Indices", package = "SciencesPo")

Examples

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# generate a vector (of incomes)
x <- c(778, 815, 857, 888, 925, 930, 965, 990, 1012)

# compute Rosenbluth coefficient
Rosenbluth(x)

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