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Networks and Economic Behavior

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  • Matthew O. Jackson

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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.

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  • Matthew O. Jackson, 2009. "Networks and Economic Behavior," Annual Review of Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 1(1), pages 489-513, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:anr:reveco:v:1:y:2009:p:489-513
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    Keywords

    networks; social networks; economic networks;

    JEL classification:

    • D85 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Network Formation
    • Z13 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology; Language; Social and Economic Stratification

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