Six Degrees of GM Bacon: Network Analysis of Biotechnology Inventors
Daniel K. N. Johnson
Colorado College - Department of Economics and Business
Colorado College Working Paper No. 2006-02
Network analysis shows a stable network between states, but a changing environment between individual actors, with a growing importance of connectedness. The popular maxim that everyone is connected by six degrees of separation is tested with surprising results.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 16
Keywords: biotechnology, patent, network, inventor, knowledge
JEL Classification: D83, D85, O3
Date posted: August 30, 2006
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