Malthusian Parameter

The parameter r in the exponential equation of population growth


where N_0 is the initial population size (at t=0) and t is the elapsed time.

See also

Exponential Decay, Exponential Growth, Life Expectancy, Malthusian Equation, Population Growth

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Malthus, T. R. "An Essay on the Principle of Population." 1798.

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Malthusian Parameter

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Malthusian Parameter." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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