Social Times of Network Spaces: Network Sequences and Foreign Investment in Hungary1

@article{Stark2006SocialTO,
  title={Social Times of Network Spaces: Network Sequences and Foreign Investment in Hungary1},
  author={David Stark and Bal{\'a}zs Vedres},
  journal={American Journal of Sociology},
  year={2006},
  volume={111},
  pages={1367 - 1411}
}
To model, from its inception, interenterprise network formation and its interaction with foreign investment across an entire epoch of rapid and profound economic transformation, the authors gathered data on the complete ownership histories of 1,696 of the largest Hungarian enterprises from 1987 to 2001. They develop a social sequence analysis to identify distinctive pathways whereby firms use network resources to buffer uncertainty, hide or restructure assets, or gain knowledge and legitimacy… Expand
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