Social and economic connections shape our choices; the awareness that connections matter leads us in turn to invest in them. These investments give rise to networks of friendship and co-authorship, the World Wide Web, collaborations among firms, international alliances, and many other networks. These networks have profound implications for the functioning of markets. More details.
Lecture 1: Foundations
Lecture 2: Economic Networks and Markets
Lecture 3: Markets and Social Networks
Lecture 4: Conflict, epidemics and security
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