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Interpreting economic complexity


Two network measures known as the economic complexity index (ECI) and product complexity index (PCI) have provided important insights into patterns of economic development. This paper shows that the ECI and PCI are equivalent to a spectral clustering algorithm that partitions a similarity graph into two parts.


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Alexander Teytelboym
Doyne Farmer
Penny Mealy

Type: Journal Articles & Working Papers