weighted.coeffvar {acid} | R Documentation |

## Coefficient of Variation

### Description

This function computes the Coefficient of Variation for a vector of observations and corresponding weights.

### Usage

```
weighted.coeffvar(x, w)
```

### Arguments

`x` |
a vector of observations. |

`w` |
a vector of weights. |

### Value

`cv` |
returns the coefficient of variation without bias correction. |

`bccv` |
returns the coefficient of variation with bias correction. |

### Warning

Weighting is not properly accounted for in the sample adjustment of bccv!

### Author(s)

Alexander Sohn

### References

Atkinson, A.B. and Bourguignon, F. (2000): Income Distribution and Economics, in: Atkinson and Bourguignon (eds.), Handbook of Income Distribution, pp. 1-86, Elsevier, Amsterdam.

### See Also

### Examples

```
# generate vector (of incomes)
x <- c(541, 1463, 2445, 3438, 4437, 5401, 6392, 8304, 11904, 22261)
w <- sample(1:10,length(x), replace=TRUE)
weighted.coeffvar(x,w)
```

[Package

*acid*version 1.1 Index]