Date of Original Version

2010

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Working Paper

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United Nations' University's World Institute for Development Economics Research Working Paper Series.

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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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Working Paper No. 2010/71

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