Network position is believed to influence individual outcomes. We look at collaboration networks in technological innovation and in creative industries in cities and analyze how networks help the success of individuals and firms.READ MORE
Most of professional communication happens at workplaces where social interactions are turned into economic value. We investigate how social relations are formed at workplaces and how co-worker networks induce economic development of cities and regions.READ MORE
New products, services and technologies typically stem from an original location and diffuse to other places in case they are successful. We study how innovation spreads across space and through social networks.READ MORE
Collaboration in technological innovation is mostly local due to spatial constraints but working with distant partners usually pays off. We study the spatial dynamics of scientific and innovation-related collaboration to inform policy about opportunities and threats of innovative projects.READ MORE
Bokányi E, Hannák A (2020) Understanding Inequalities in Ride-Hailing Services Through Simulations. Scientific Reports, 10, 6500.
Juhász S, Tóth G, Lengyel B (2020) Brokering the core and the periphery: Creative success and collaboration networks in the film industry. PLOS One, 15 (2), e0229436.
Tóth G, Lengyel B (2019) Inter-firm inventor mobility and the role of co-inventor networks in producing high-impact innovation. The Journal of Technology Transfer. Published online.
Caselli F, Koren M, Lisicky M, Tenreyro S (2020) Diversification through Trade. The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 135, 1.
Bokányi E, Kondor D, Vattay G (2019) Scaling in words on Twitter. Royal Society of Open Science. Published online.
Juhász S (2019) Spinoffs and tie formation in cluster knowledge networks. Small Business Economics. Publised online.
Elekes Z, Boschma R, Lengyel B (2019) Foreign-owned firms as agents of structural change in regions. Regional Studies, 53 (11), pp. 1603-1613.
Eriksson R H, Lengyel B (2019) Co-worker Networks and Agglomeration Externalities. Economic Geography, 95 (1) pp. 65-89.
Juhász S, Lengyel B (2018) Creation and persistence of ties in cluster knowledge networks. Journal of Economic Geography. Published online.
Lengyel B, Eriksson RH (2017) Co-worker networks, labour mobility and productivity growth in regions. Journal of Economic Geography. 17 (3), pp. 635-660.
Lengyel B, Varga A, Ságvári B, Jakobi Á, Kertész J (2015) Geographies of an online social network. PLoS ONE. 10 (9), e0137248.
Koren M, Tenreyro S (2013) Technological diversification. The American Economic Review. 103 (1), pp. 378-414.
ANET Lab researchers teach Network and Spatial Analysis this semester in the Applied Economics BA program of Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. The focus of the course is on how network science helps answering important questions in economic geography. Lecture and seminar materials are available on GitHub.
Anne ter Wal (Imperial College Business School) presented work on “Bridging the Gap: Boundary Spanners’ Selective Network Mobilization across the Industry-Academia Divide” 21 February 2020, Friday, 10.00-12.00, as part of the ANET Lab Seminar Series. Location: MTA HTK, Budapest, Tóth Kálmán utca 4, T3.24 Meeting Room.
Bálint Diószegi (Imperial College Business School) presented work on “Deliberate versus spontaneous networking behaviors and information search: An interactive experiment with sociometric badges” 21 February 2020, Friday, 10.00-12.00, as part of the ANET Lab Seminar Series. Location: MTA HTK, Budapest, Tóth Kálmán utca 4, T3.24 Meeting Room.
Balázs Sziklai (Corvinus University of Budapest and CERS) will present work on “Influencers – experts of social relations” 14 February 2020, Friday, 10.00-12.00, as part of the ANET Lab Seminar Series. Location: MTA HTK, Budapest, Tóth Kálmán utca 4, T3.24 Meeting Room.
Attila Varga (University of Arizona) will present work on “Shorter distances between papers over time are due to more cross-field references and increased citation rate to higher-impact papers” on 10 January 2020, Friday, 10.00-12.00, as part of the ANET Lab Seminar Series. Location: MTA HTK, Budapest, Tóth Kálmán utca 4, T3.24 Meeting Room.
Gergely Palla (ELTE TTK, Department of Biological Physics) will present work on “Emergence of a hierarchical network between players in an on-line game” on 29 November 2019, Friday, 10.00-12.00, as part of the ANET Lab Seminar Series. Location: MTA HTK, Budapest, Tóth Kálmán utca 4, T3.24 Meeting Room.
Márton Karsai (CEU) will present work on “Socioeconomic correlations and their consequences in social networks and human dynamics” on 8 November 2019, Friday, 10.00-12.00, as part of the ANET Lab Seminar Series. Location: MTA HTK, Budapest, Tóth Kálmán utca 4, T3.24 Meeting Room.
Congratulations to Zoltán Elekes who is the 2019 recipient of the Excellent Young Regional Scientist Award of the Hungarian Regional Science Association (HRSA), the Hungarian section of ERSA, for his outstanding conributions to research and teaching. The HRSA launched the award in 2009 to recognise the work of young scholars under 35 in the field […]
Download Session Program ANET Lab of Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the RIERC Research group of University of Pécs and the Innovation Subcommittee of MTA RTB are pleased to announce the Special Session on “Networks, Development and Disparities in Regions” in the 7th Central European Conference in Regional Science (CERS). Download Call for Papers. The Special […]
Riccardo Di Clemente from University College London visits our Lab in December 2018 to give two seminars: Sequences of purchases in credit card data reveal life styles in urban populations Abstract | Zipf-like distributions characterize a wide set of phenomena in physics, biology, economics, and social sciences. In human activities, Zipf’s law describes, for example, the […]
Congratulations to Dr. Zoltán Elekes who has been recently awarded with a Summa Cum Laude Doctorate in Economics from University of Szeged for his theses: “Borrowed Capabilities – The Role of Foreign-owned Firms and Import in the Employment Level and Diversification of Hungarian Microregions”. Theses (in English) Full text (in Hungarian)
We open a new Post Doc position in the ANET Lab. The future colleague will work in the project entitled “The Role of Geography in the Complex Diffusion of Innovation” funded by the National Office for Research, Development and Innovation in Hungary. Diffusion of new technologies, new products, services or even news receive an increasing […]