Observatory of Economic Complexity


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The Economic Complexity Index (ECI) is a measure of economic capacity that is predictive of income, economic growth, income inequality & greehouse gas emissions. Technically, ECI is a principal component of a matrix connecting similar locations.

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Want to keep up with research on Economic Complexity?

The OEC library has a curated list of hundreds of papers organized by topics and geography.