Measuring Social Networks’ Effects on Agricultural Technology Adoption
American Journal of Agricultural Economics Papers and Proceedings, 2013
Posted: 17 Mar 2012 Last revised: 29 Dec 2020
Date Written: November 1, 2011
We present and discuss the various existing methods to measure social networks in a quantitative manner. We cover popular approaches, such as, snowball sampling, networks within sample, network within census, peer reporting, and new approaches, such as, sample within sample and illustrate some of the methods using detailed network data from three villages in Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra (India).
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