Malthusian equilibrium

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A population is in Malthusian equilibrium when all of its production is used only for subsistence. Malthusian equilibrium is a locally stable and a dynamic equilibrium.

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  • Pingle, Mark (Winter 2003), "Introducing Dynamic Analysis Using Malthus's Principle of Population", Journal of Economic Education, 34 (1): 3–20, doi:10.1080/00220480309595196