Mark S. Granovetter

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this chapter I review empirical studies directly testing the hypotheses of m y 1973 paper " T h e Strength of Weak Ties" (hereafter "SWT") and work that elaborates those hypotheses theoretically or uses them to suggest new empirical research not discussed in my original formulation. Along the way, I will reconsider various aspects of the theoretical(More)
S ocial structure, especially in the form of social networks, affects economic outcomes for three main reasons. First, social networks affect the flow and the quality of information. Much information is subtle, nuanced and difficult to verify, so actors do not believe impersonal sources and instead rely on people they know. Second, social networks are an(More)
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We still poorly understand why Silicon Valley has originated so many breakthrough innovations and large companies. The durability of Silicon Valley’s innovative competence over the last seventy years also needs more explanation. The failure of several policy-makers around the world to reproduce the Silicon Valley cluster reveals the misunderstanding of the(More)