Gini coefficient of inequality

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Description

The Gini coefficient of inequality

Usage

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gini(x)

Arguments

x

A numeric vector

Details

Gini coefficient is a measure of inequality. Gini coefficient is based on Lorenz's curve, and the range of this coefficient is between 0 and 1. The more lower the value, the more equality the distribution is. The algorithm of this function is directly adopted from package "ineq" by Achim Zeileis.

Author(s)

Jinlong Zhang jinlongzhang01@gmail.com

References

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

See Also

meangini

Examples

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gini(c(1,3,2,1,1,1,4))

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