Sunday, November 06, 2011

Data Driven Food for Thoughts

This is a little bit outside the scope of the subjects covered here but a while back I attended a meeting where some economists tried to provide some insight. Pretty early in the presentation there was this figure that struck me. Here is a copy I made of the photo I took:

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jstults said...

You might find the Atlas of Economic Complexity interesting. Their complexity index is based on an eigen decomposition of the country-product incidence matrix (see pp 24 [pdf]).

Igor said...

Thanks Josh.