Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/54021
Authors: 
Hassoun, Nicole
Subramanian, S.
Year of Publication: 
2010
Series/Report no.: 
Working paper // World Institute for Development Economics Research 2010,71
Abstract: 
This paper demonstrates that the property of 'replication invariance', generally considered to be an innocuous requirement for the extension of fixed-population poverty comparisons to variable-population contexts, is incompatible with other plausible variable- and fixed-population axioms.
Subjects: 
variable populations
fixed populations
replication invariance
population focus
income focus
impossibility result
JEL: 
I32
D63
D30
ISBN: 
978-92-9230-309-9
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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