About the Module and the Authors

In addition to the references in the module, you will find more about the coalition model in David Smith's paper “Human Population Growth: Stability or Explosion?,” Mathematics Magazine 50 (1977), 186-197.

David Smith and Lawrence (Lang) Moore are Associate Professors Emeriti at Duke University. They can be reached at das@math.duke.edu and lang@math.duke.edu, respectively. Smith is also the Editor of this journal, and Moore is Executive Editor of MathDL. To avoid conflict of interest, the reviews of this module and the decision to publish it were in the hands of Associate Editor Jerry Porter.

The following individuals contributed to various versions of the module and to the downloadable computer algebra files.

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