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In the context of PPP calculation, the characteristicity versus universality trade-off refers to the trade-off between maintaining characteristicity of binary comparisons and the universality of multilateral comparisons. Here:

  • Characteristicity means
  • Universality means

History

The term "country characteristicity" was introduced by Drechsler in 1975.[1]:73

The trade-off is covered in the United Nations International Comparison Project Phase III.[1]:101

See also

External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Kravis, Irving B.; Heston, Alan; Summers, Robert (1982). "World Product and Income: International Comparisons of Real Gross Product (United Nations International Comparison Project Phase III)" (PDF). Johns Hopkins University Press. Retrieved November 5, 2017.