Externalities of Network Formation and Economic Growth

  • Tomoya SakagamiEmail author
  • Yasuhiko Kato
  • Hiroki Inoue
  • Hiroki Unoki
Part of the New Frontiers in Regional Science: Asian Perspectives book series (NFRSASIPER, volume 18)


The purpose of this paper is to clarify the influence of network formation among countries on the economies of those countries. This is accomplished through theory and simulation using an economic growth model with network externalities.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomoya Sakagami
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yasuhiko Kato
    • 1
  • Hiroki Inoue
    • 2
  • Hiroki Unoki
    • 3
  1. 1.Kumamoto Gakuen UniversityKumamotoJapan
  2. 2.Kyoto UniversityKyotoJapan
  3. 3.Nakakyushu Junior CollegeYatsushiroJapan

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