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
Elekes Z, Boschma R, Lengyel B (2019) Foreign-owned firms as agents of structural change in regions. Regional Studies. Published online.
Szakálné Kanó I, Lengyel B, Elekes Z, Lengyel I (2019) Agglomeration, foreign firms and firm exit in regions under transition: the increasing importance of related variety in Hungary. European Planning Studies. Published online.
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.
Grauwin S, Szell M, Sobolevsky S, Hövel P, Simini F, Vanhoof M, Smoreda Z, Barabási A-L, Ratti C (2017) Identifying and modeling the structural discontinuities of human interactions. Scientific Reports. 7, 46677
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.
Santi P, Resta G, Szell M, Sobolevsky S, Strogatz S, Ratti C (2014) Quantifying the benefits of vehicle pooling with shareability networks. PNAS. 111 (37), 13290-13294.
Koren M, Tenreyro S (2013) Technological diversification. The American Economic Review. 103 (1), pp. 378-414.
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 Session aims to […]
Riccardo Di Clemente from University College Dublin 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 […]