Category Archives: Economic complexity

The Santa Fe Perspective on Economics: emerging patterns in the Science of Complexity

The complexity approach to economics largely originated from the “Santa Fe Perspective“: the view of a group of scientists working in the Economics Program at the Santa Fe Institute for the Study of Complex Systems. This paper tells the story … Continue reading

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Evolution and Complexity in Economics

The paper discusses recent trends in the sister sciences of evolutionary economics and complexity economics. It suggests that a unifying approach that marries the two strands is needed when reconstructing economics as a science capable of tackling the two key … Continue reading

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Linking Economic Complexity, Institutions and Income Inequality

The mix of products that a country exports predicts that country’s subsequent pattern of diversification and economic growth. But does this product mix also predict income inequality? Here we combine methods from econometrics, network science, and economic complexity to show … Continue reading

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Linking Economic Complexity, Institutions and Income Inequality

The mix of products that a country exports predicts that country’s subsequent pattern of diversification and economic growth. But does this product mix also predict income inequality? Here we combine methods from econometrics, network science, and economic complexity to show … Continue reading

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The Heterogeneous Dynamics of Economic Complexity

What will be the growth of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) or the competitiveness of China, United States, and Vietnam in the next 3, 5 or 10 years? Despite this kind of questions has a large societal impact and an … Continue reading

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