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Is Malthusian theory of population growth being realized?

You probably are familiar with Malthus' Theory of Population Growth. If you are not, Malthusian model has the following mathematically form: $$P(t) = P_0e^{rt}$$ A basic graphic representation is: ...
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Can an economy grow without its population growing?

Assuming natural resources are not a limiting factor, can a country's economy keep growing if the country's population is not growing? What about the global population?