The Policy Implications of Economic Complexity

@article{Hidalgo2022ThePI,
  title={The Policy Implications of Economic Complexity},
  author={C{\'e}sar A. Hidalgo},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2022},
  volume={abs/2205.02164}
}
In recent years economic complexity has grown into an active field of fundamental and applied research. Yet, despite important advances, the policy implications of economic complexity remain unclear. Here I organize the policy implications of economic complexity in a framework grounded on 4 Ws: what approaches, focused on identifying target activities and/or locations; when approaches, focused on when to time support for developing related and unrelated activities; where approaches, focused on… 

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