EconPapers    
Economics at your fingertips  
 

Analyzing the co-movements of the US Gross State Product Growth with the use of the Minimum Dominating Set

Theophilos Papadimitriou (), Periklis Gogas () and Georgios Sarantitis ()

No 3-2014, DUTH Research Papers in Economics from Democritus University of Thrace, Department of Economics

Abstract: Graph Theory and network analysis have received great attention lately in the process of analyzing complex economic systems. Here we propose the use of the Minimum Dominating Set concept in order to identify a representing set of nodes which can describe the collective behavior of an entire network. We apply this technique in US Gross State Product (GSP) growth for the period 1997-2010. The correlation matrix is used to describe the co-movements of GSP growth. Our results show that the GSP of the whole 51 states network can be represented by the values of just 8 states.

Keywords: Graph Theory; Economic Networks; Minimum Dominating Set; Gross State Product (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 11 pages
Date: 2014-01-29
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed

Downloads: (external link)
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2386565 Full text (application/pdf)

Related works:
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.

Export reference: BibTeX RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan) HTML/Text

Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:ris:duthrp:2014_003

Access Statistics for this paper

More papers in DUTH Research Papers in Economics from Democritus University of Thrace, Department of Economics Department of Economics, University Campus, Komotini, 69100, Greece. Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Periklis Gogas ().

 
Page updated 2021-05-10
Handle: RePEc:ris:duthrp:2014_003