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Barry,
much thx for this.  Cesar Hidalgo came here to UMich to present this
work and it is fascinating stuff.

-Paul

On 8/3/07, Barry Wellman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Dear Socnetters,
>
> Ever since I started Connections in 1977, I've been putting germane
> abstracts into it. Altho hard work (especially in the old days, when we
> had to retype everything), surveys showed it was our most popular feature.
>
> I've been sending abstracts to the editors of Connections weekly, but alas
> Connections seems to have disappeared. (Am I the only one who misses it?)
>
> So, starting NOW, I am going to put the abstracts online on Socnet, as
> well as sending them to the editors for (what I hope) will be their
> eventual appearance.
>
> I rely heavily on Complexity Digest, btw. Here's the first one:
>
> The Product Space Conditions the Development of Nations , Science
>
> Excerpts: Network analysis of the products made by rich and poor countries
> show that movement toward higher-profit products may be restricted for
> much of the developing world.  Economies grow by upgrading the products
> they produce and export. The technology, capital, institutions, and skills
> needed to make newer products are more easily adapted from some products
> than from others.  Here, we study this network of relatedness between
> products, or "product space,"  finding that more-sophisticated products
> are located in a densely connected core whereas less-sophisticated
> products occupy a less-connected periphery.
>
> * [5] The Product Space Conditions the Development of Nations, C. A.
> Hidalgo, B. Klinger, A.-L. Barab?si, R. Hausmann, 07/07/27, Science :
> 482-487.
>
> [5] http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/317/5837/482
>
>
>  Barry Wellman
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