Friday, April 29, 2011

The economic connectome

While some scientists are prepared to entain the idea of mapping the connectome of brains, the idea is a great analogy of what we need to do at the level of the international economy.

What idustries are connected to what industries in what countries. Perhaps the World Input-Output database will get us started but just as with neuroscience we need new tools and new concepts for tackling the task.

Enjoy the video.

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