On Some Problems of Variable Population Poverty Comparisons

2010-01-01T00:00:00Z (GMT) by Nicole Hassoun S. Subramanian
This note 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-population axioms in the presence of specific canonical fixed-population axioms.

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