***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Perhaps not exactly what do you want but you may take a look at these two papers: Eagle, N.; Macy, M. & Claxton, R. Network Diversity and Economic Development Science, 2010, 328, 1029-1031 look at the network diversity across UK regions and link it with economic development. Toomet, O.; van der Leij, M. J. & Rolfe, M. Social Networks and Labor Market Inequality between Ethnicities and Races Network Science, 2013, 1, 321-352 we look at network segregation and labor market inequalities across US and Estonian regions. There are also papers by Vincent Blondel about Belgium, for instance Blondel, V. Regions and borders of mobile telephony in Belgium and in the Brussels Metropolitan zone Université catholique de Louvain, 2010 where they look at the Vallonian-Flemish segregation in networks. I have to say that your idea sounds very interesting to me :-) Cheers, Ott On Wed, Jul 9, 2014 at 3:00 PM, Larin Stephen <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > > Hi everyone, > > > > I am new to social network analysis and this mailing list, and I am > writing to ask for your advice. Specifically, I am interested to know if > there have been previous studies that sought to ‘map’ countries according > to their regional social networks. I have a project in mind that would test > whether areas of a country that are seen to be culturally distinct are > relationally distinct as well. Any recommendations would be appreciated. > > > > Best wishes, > > Stephen Larin > > > > > > _ _ > > Stephen Larin, PhD > Senior Researcher > > Institute for Minority Rights > > > > EURAC research > Viale Druso 1, I-39100 Bolzano, Italy > t +39 0471 055 235 > f +39 0471 055 229 > [log in to unmask] > www.eurac.edu > > > _____________________________________________________________________ > SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social > network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email > message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET > in the body of the message. -- Ott Toomet Senior research fellow Tartu University Department of Economics Narva 4, Tartu 51009 Estonia ph: +372 737 6348 email: [log in to unmask] _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.