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:'''I. The Industrial Economics of Commerce'''<br/><br/>
::a.  Brian Arthur – Technology & Monopoly ([https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/mckinsey-analytics/our-insights/where-is-technology-taking-the-economy related article])<br/>
::a.  Brian Arthur – Technology & Monopoly ([https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/mckinsey-analytics/our-insights/where-is-technology-taking-the-economy related article])<br/>
::b.  Hal Varian – Industrial Concentration ([https://santafe.edu/pages/reading-complexity-commerce related article])*<br/>
::b.  Hal Varian – Industrial Concentration ([https://santafe.edu/pages/reading-complexity-commerce related article])<br/>
::c.  Marcus Hamilton – Firm Mortality ([https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/full/10.1098/rsif.2015.0120 related article])<br/>
::c.  Marcus Hamilton – Firm Mortality ([https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/full/10.1098/rsif.2015.0120 related article])<br/>
::d.  HeyJin Youn – Universality & Urban Economies ([https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/full/10.1098/rsif.2015.0937 related article])<br/>
::d.  HeyJin Youn – Universality & Urban Economies ([https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/full/10.1098/rsif.2015.0937 related article])<br/>

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SFI ACtioN Topical Meeting


September 12, 2019
Shopify Kit Office
33 New Montgomery St #750
San Francisco, CA 95104


This meeting is being organized as a small discussion. To facilitate a rigorous inquiry into the ideas highlighted in the abstract, we have asked participating scholars to prepare 20-minute statements on aspects of theory they believe are relevant to the conversation. We have asked practitioner discussants to provide 5 to 10-minute statements, aimed at bringing real world examples into the conversation. Faculty statements will be given in order listed below, but discussants will be free to make their statements whenever they feel it would be most impactful.

The day’s discussion will explore four primary pastures, listed below in order. As with other ACtioN meetings, we will spend half our time hearing statements from scholars and practitioner discussants, the other half will be spent in open discussion. We will take a lunch break around noon, and coffee breaks as needed.

I. The Industrial Economics of Commerce

a. Brian Arthur – Technology & Monopoly (related article)
b. Hal Varian – Industrial Concentration (related article)
c. Marcus Hamilton – Firm Mortality (related article)
d. HeyJin Youn – Universality & Urban Economies (related article)
II. Employee Networks and Retail Management

a. Noshir Contractor (related article)
III. Complex Models of Fashion and Trends

a. Mirta Galasic (related article)
b. Peter Dodds (related article)
IV. Complexity and Commerce (Conclusions)

a. Geoffrey West (related book)
b. David Krakauer (related book)