OLM 4.4.  Sensitivity and elasticity


Ch4.4 introduced the notions of sensitivity and elasticity of the growth rate towards the vital rates in the transition matrix. This OLM demonstrates the basic results Eqs. (4.19-20), which connects sensitivity/elasticity to the equilibrium population distribution and to the vector of reproductive values. The latter one is introduced in TBox 4.4 and important here. We use the concise vector-matrix notation more freely here, than in Ch4Struct and in the previous OLMs.


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