Quantitative Network Analysis: Perspectives on mapping change in world system globalization. Douglas White Robert Hanneman. The Social Network Approach. Structure as: Nodes and edges, or… Actors and relations Dynamics as: Agency – “bottom up” building of ties, but
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White’s analysis of the input-output matrix of the Danish economy – seen as a network – scaled by equivalence of position.
(available for the U.S., U.K, Holland, Italy, France, Australia)
Evolution of the interorganization contracts network in biotech – R&D and VC links for 1989 – 1999 (Powell, White, Koput and Owen-Smith forthcoming, AJS)
Settlement systems have been seen as systems that evolve toward hierarchical networks.
Networks like this may have an exponential degree distribution.
(Predictive Structural Cohesion theory)
Regular equivalence of positions in the 13th century main European banking/trading network
Same scaling method as Smith and White 1992 that showed a virtually linear core-periphery structure in the contemporary world-trade system
Proteome yeast alpha=2.4 (Amaral) hierarchical organization, reduces alpha
Greek Gods alpha=3.0 (H&J Newman) with no real organizational constraints, pure 'scale free' alpha (courtesy B. Walters)
Biotech alpha=2.0 (Powell, White, Koput, Owen-Smith) cohesive organization, reduces alpha