Stochastic stable population growth.

Abstract

Classical demographic theory purports that the age structure of a population eventually stabilizes. Although the population may continue to grow, once equilibrium is reached, the proportions of people in different age categories do not change. Stochastic analogues can be proven if vital rates fluctuate according to a stationary stochastic process. The… (More)

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@article{Lange1981StochasticSP, title={Stochastic stable population growth.}, author={K. Lange and Wendy M Holmes}, journal={Journal of applied probability}, year={1981}, volume={18 2}, pages={325-34} }