Networks and Economic Behavior

Posted: 31 Aug 2011

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Matthew O. Jackson

Stanford University - Department of Economics; Santa Fe Institute; Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)

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Date Written: January 2009

Abstract

Recent analyses of social networks, both empirical and theoretical, are discussed, with a focus on how social networks influence economic behavior, as well as how social networks form. Some challenges of such research are discussed as are some of the important considerations for the future.

Suggested Citation

Jackson, Matthew O., Networks and Economic Behavior (January 2009). Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 1, pp. 489-513, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1920063 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev.economics.050708.143238

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