The Economics of Networks

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Table of Contents

Introduction Mark Casson Casson, Mark Marina Della Giusta Della Giusta, Marina

1 Mayors Learning across Borders: The International Networks of Municipalities in East-Central Europe Harald Baldersheim Baldersheim, Harald Jan Bucek Bucek, Jan Pawel Swianiewicz Swianiewicz, Pawel 1

2 Global Linkages of Subnational Regions: Coastal Exports and International Networks Ashok Deo Bardhan Bardhan, Ashok Deo Subhrajit Guhathakurta Guhathakurta, Subhrajit 13

3 Japanese Firms and the Decision to Invest Abroad: Business Groups and Regional Core Networks Rene Belderbos Belderbos, Rene Leo Sleuwaegen Sleuwaegen, Leo 25

4 Interlocking Directorships and Trans-national Linkages within the British Empire, 1900-1930 Mark Brayshay Brayshay, Mark Mark Cleary Cleary, Mark John Selwood Selwood, John 32

5 Private Games are too Dangerous Ronald S. Burt Burt, Ronald S. 46

6 An Economic Model of Inter-Firm Networks Mark Casson Casson, Mark Howard Cox Cox, Howard 77

7 New Product Development and Product Supply within a Network Setting: The Chilled Ready-Meal Industry in the UK Howard Cox Cox, Howard Simon Mowatt Mowatt, Simon Martha Prevezer Prevezer, Martha 100

8 Regional Blocs or Global Markets? A World Accounting Approach to Analyze Trade and Financial Linkages Niek de Jong de Jong, Niek Rob Vos Vos, Rob 121

9 National Differences in Entrepreneurial Networking Sarah Drakopoulou Dodd Dodd, Sarah Drakopoulou Eleni Patra Patra, Eleni 147

10 Information Exchange and the Robustness of Organizational Networks Peter Sheridan Dodds Dodds, Peter Sheridan Duncan J. Watts Watts, Duncan J. Charles F. Sabel Sabel, Charles F. 165

11 Information, Communication Technology, and Business in theNineteenth Century: The Case of a Finnish Merchant House Mika Kallioinen Kallioinen, Mika 171

12 Understanding Mexican Migration to the United States Douglas S. Massey Massey, Douglas S. 186

13 Networks of Information, Markets, and Institutions in the Rise of London as a Financial Centre Larry Neal Neal, Larry Stephen Quinn Quinn, Stephen 218

14 Why Social Networks are Different from other Types of Networks M. E. J. Newman Newman, M. E. J. Juyong Park Park, Juyong 238

15 Capital Networks in the Sheffield Region, 1850-1885 Lucy Newton Newton, Lucy 246

16 International Migration, Domestic Work, and Care Work: Undocumented Latina Migrants in Israel Rebeca Raijman Raijman, Rebeca Silvina Schammah-Gesser Schammah-Gesser, Silvina Adriana Kemp Kemp, Adriana 271

17 Fortune, Risk, and Remittances: An Application of Option Theory to Participation in Village-Based Migration Networks Kenneth D. Roberts Roberts, Kenneth D. Michael D. S. Morris Morris, Michael D. S. 294

18 Can Women's Social Networks Migrate? Janet W. Salaff Salaff, Janet W. Arent Greve Greve, Arent 324

19 Topology of the World Trade Web Ma Angeles Serrano Ma, Angeles Serrano Marian Boguna Boguna, Marian 338

20 World City Networks and Hierarchies, 1977-1997: An Empirical Analysis of Global Air Travel Links David A. Smith Smith, David A. Michael F. Timberlake Timberlake, Michael F. 342

21 Telecommunications and the Changing Geographies of Knowledge Transmission in the Late 20th Century Barney Warf Warf, Barney 365

22 Weak Ties, Strong Ties: Network Principles in Mexican Migration Tamar Diana Wilson Wilson, Tamar Diana 383

Name Index 393

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