Networks in markets and the propensity of companies to collaborate: An empirical test of three mechanisms
AbstractWe propose and test hypotheses about three endogenous mechanisms that may be driving the observed network structure of producers’ markets. We use data that we have collected on collaborative network ties among producers. Estimates of Exponential Random Graphs Models (ERGM) support our hypotheses.
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Volume (Year): 114 (2012)
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Producers’ markets; Exponential Random Graph Models; Interorganizational relations; Social networks; Social selection;
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