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Networks and economic policy

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Over the past two decades, economists have made significant advances in understanding how networks affect individual behaviour and shape aggregate outcomes. We argue that insights from network economics can play an important role in the design of economic policy. Focusing on six policy domains, we show that network economics not only deepens our understanding of existing policy concerns but also suggests a number of new policy questions. In each of these policy areas, we evaluate the availabi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/oxrep/grz024

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Oxford college:
St Catherine's College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6570-1903
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
Oxford Review of Economic Policy More from this journal
Volume:
35
Issue:
4
Pages:
565-585
Publication date:
2019-12-04
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EISSN:
1460-2121
ISSN:
0266-903X
Language:
English
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Review
Pubs id:
1085320
Local pid:
pubs:1085320
Deposit date:
2021-07-09

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