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Hierarchical structures in the Gross Domestic Product per capita fluctuation in Latin American countries

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  • Redelico, Francisco O.
  • Proto, Araceli N.
  • Ausloos, Marcel

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A description of relations between the yearly fluctuations of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita of 19 Latin American (LA) countries is presented using either a linear (PCC) or a nonlinear correlation coefficient (NCC). Various time windows have been examined to measure the weights giving rise to links used to built complex networks for which the countries are nodes. The Average Overlap Index (AOI) for LA countries has been calculated for the two correlation coefficients showing that it is rather systematically higher than for the 25 EU countries.

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  • Redelico, Francisco O. & Proto, Araceli N. & Ausloos, Marcel, 2009. "Hierarchical structures in the Gross Domestic Product per capita fluctuation in Latin American countries," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 388(17), pages 3527-3535.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:phsmap:v:388:y:2009:i:17:p:3527-3535
    DOI: 10.1016/j.physa.2009.05.033
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    1. Maharaj, Elizabeth Ann & D’Urso, Pierpaolo, 2010. "A coherence-based approach for the pattern recognition of time series," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 389(17), pages 3516-3537.
    2. Miśkiewicz, Janusz, 2013. "Power law classification scheme of time series correlations. On the example of G20 group," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 392(9), pages 2150-2162.
    3. Ausloos, Marcel & Jovanovic, Franck & Schinckus, Christophe, 2016. "On the “usual” misunderstandings between econophysics and finance: Some clarifications on modelling approaches and efficient market hypothesis," International Review of Financial Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 47(C), pages 7-14.
    4. Janusz Mi'skiewicz, 2012. "Network analysis of correlation strength between the most developed countries," Papers 1211.3599, arXiv.org.
    5. Eugen Scarlat, 2016. "Connectivity - Based Clustering of GDP Time Series," Journal for Economic Forecasting, Institute for Economic Forecasting, vol. 0(1), pages 23-38, March.
    6. James Graham, 2014. "'N Sync: how do countries' economies move together?," Reserve Bank of New Zealand Analytical Notes series AN2014/04, Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

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