PUBLICATIONS

PAPERS

and book chapters

34. THE RESEARCH SPACE: USING CAREER PATHS TO PREDICT THE EVOLUTION OF THE RESEARCH OUTPUT OF INDIVIDUALS, INSTITUTIONS, AND NATIONS
MIGUEL GUEVARA, DOMINIK HARTMANN, MANUEL ARISTARAN, MARCELO MENDOZA, CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
Scientometrics (In PRESS) (2016)
Published Version (PDF)

33. CITIES ARE PHYSICAL TOO: USING COMPUTER VISION TO MEASURE THE QUALITY AND IMPACT OF URBAN APPEARANCE
NIKHIL NAIK, RAMESH RASKAR, AND CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
The American Economic Review 106 (5), 128-132 (2016)
Published Version (PDF)

32. UNDER THE HOOD--THE COMPUTATIONAL ENGINE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
Chapter in: "To the Man with a Hammer" Verlag Berlsmannstiftung (2016)
MEDIUM AMAZON

31. PANTHEON 1.0, A MANUALLY VERIFIED DATASET OF GLOBALLY FAMOUS BIOGRAPHIES
AMY Z YU, SHAHAR RONEN, KEVIN HU, TIFFANY LU, AND CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
SCIENTIFIC DATA (3) (2016)
Published Version (PDF)

PRESS: NATURE PHYSICS

30. ESTIMATING TECHNOLOGICAL BREAKS IN THE SIZE AND COMPOSITION OF HUMAN COLLECTIVE MEMORY FROM BIOGRAPHICAL DATA
CRISTIAN JARA-FIGUEROA, AMY Z. YU, and CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
arXiv:1512.05020 (2015)
Working Paper (PDF)

29. DO PEOPLE SHAPE CITIES, OR DO CITIES SHAPE PEOPLE? THE CO-EVOLUTION OF PHYSICAL, SOCIAL, AND ECONOMIC CHANGE IN FIVE MAJOR U.S. CITIES
NIKHIL NAIK, SCOTT D. KOMINERS, RAMESH RASKAR, EDWARD L. GLAESER, AND CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
NBER Working Paper No. 21620 October (2015)
Working Paper (PDF)

28. DO WE NEED ANOTHER COFFEE HOUSE? THE AMENITY SPACE AND THE EVOLUTION OF NEIGHBORHOODS
CÉSAR A. HIDALGO AND ELISA E. CASTAÑER
arXiv:1509.02868 physics.soc-ph (2015)
Working Paper (PDF)

27. LINKS THAT SPEAK: THE GLOBAL LANGUAGE NETWORK AND ITS ASSOCIATION WITH GLOBAL FAME
SHAHAR RONEN, BRUNO GONÇALVES, KEVIN HU, ALESSANDRO VESPIGNANI, STEVEN PINKER, AND CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 10.1073/pnas.1410931111 (2014)
Published Version (PDF)

PRESS: The Economist | Phys Org | Quartz Harvard Business Review | Publico (Portugal) | Red Orbit | Science Magazine | Fast Co Design | Business Insider | I Fucking Love Science | MIT News
Agencia Sinc | Serious Science

26. STREETSCORE--PREDICTING THE PERCEIVED SAFETY OF ONE MILLION STREETSCAPES
NIKHIL NAIK, JADE PHILIPOOM, RAMESH RASKAR, AND CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
CVPR Workshop on Web-scale Vision and Social Media (2014) 
Published Version (PDF)

PRESS: The Economist | Fast Company | Daily Mail | New Scientist | Gigazine | Gothamist

25. TO EACH ACCORDING TO ITS DEGREE: THE MERITOCRACY AND TOPOCRACY OF EMBEDDED MARKETS
JAVIER BORONDO, FLORENTINO BORONDO, CARLOS RODRIGUEZ-SICKERT, AND CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
Scientific Reports 4 (2014)
Published Version (PDF)

PRESS: Serious Science | PhysOrg | Fast Company

24. NEIGHBORS AND THE EVOLUTION OF THE COMPARATIVE ADVANTAGE OF NATIONS: EVIDENCE OF INTERNATIONAL KNOWLEDGE DIFFUSION?
DANY BAHAR, RICARDO HAUSMANN, AND CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
Journal of International Economics. 92(1) 111-123
Published Version (PDF)

23.- THE COLLABORATIVE IMAGE OF THE CITY: MAPPING THE INEQUALITY OF URBAN PERCEPTION
PHILIP SALESSES, KATJA SCHECHTNER, AND CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
PLoS ONE 8(7): e68400. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0068400
Published Version (PDF)

PRESS: Wired UK | Ars Technica | Slate.fr | Studio-X NYC Blog | T3 | Gigazine | La Nación
Phys.org | MIT News | The Atlantic | Slashdot | Wired Japan | Catraca Livre | Derstandard | FastCoExist | The Gothamist

22. UNIQUE IN THE CROWD: THE PRIVACY BOUNDS OF HUMAN MOBILITY
YVES-ALEXANDRE de MONTOJOYE, CÉSAR A. HIDALGO, MICHEL VERLEYSEN, AND VINCENT D. BLONDEL
Scientific Reports DOI 10.1038/srep01376 (2013)
Published Version (PDF)

PRESS: MIT News | MIT Technology Review | CNN | BBC | Wired UK | Huffington Post UK | Fast Company | TechMeme | Phys.org | The Register | UPI.com | GigaOM | The Telegraph | Popular Science | La Stampa | Developpez.com | der Standard | The Times of India | The Independent | De Telegraaf | Live Science

21. THE STRUCTURE AND DYNAMICS OF INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE
MICHELE COSCIA, RICARDO HAUSMAN, AND CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
Journal of Globalization and Development (March 2013) DOI 10.1515/jgd-2012-0004
Published Version (PDF)

20. PROTO-GENES AND DE NOVO GENE BIRTH
ANNE-RUXANDRA CARVUNIS ET AL. 
Nature (2012) DOI 10.1038/nature11184
Published Version (PDF)

PRESS: Faculty of 1000 | Green Fluorescent Blog | Beast Bard and Bot | Biobabel | Science Alerts

19. THE DYNAMICS OF NESTEDNESS PREDICTS THE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONS
SEBASTIAN BUSTOS, CHARLES GOMEZ, RICARDO HAUSMANN, AND CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
PLoS One 7(11): e49393. DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0049393 (2012)
Published Version (PDF)

PRESS: Phys.org

18. THE ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY OBSERVATORY: AN ANALYTICAL TOOL FOR UNDERSTANDING THE DYNAMICS OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
ALEX SIMOES, CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
Scalable Integration of Analytics and Visualization (2011)

17. THE NETWORK STRUCTURE OF ECONOMIC OUTPUT
RICARDO HAUSMANN AND CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
Journal of Economic Growth (2011) 16:309-342
DOI 10.1007/s10997-011-9071-4

Published Version (PDF)

16. DISCOVERING SOUTHERN AND EAST AFRICA'S INDUSTRIAL OPPORTUNITIES
CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
German Marshall Fund Economic Policy Series, (2011)
Published Version (PDF)

15. GRAPHICAL STATISTICAL METHODS FOR THE REPRESENTATION OF THE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX AND ITS COMPONENTS
CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
Human Development Research Paper 2010/39 (2010)
Published Version (PDF)

PRESS: Slice of MIT | Forbes.com

14. THE VALUE IN THE LINKS: NETWORKS AND THE EVOLUTION OF ORGANIZATIONS
CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
Chapter 32 for Sage Handbook on Management and Complexity (2011)
edited by P. Allen, S. Maguire and B. McKelvey
pre-print

13. THE DYNAMICS OF ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY AND THE PRODUCT SPACE OVER A 42 YEAR PERIOD
CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
CID Working Paper 189 (2010)

12. THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY
CÉSAR A. HIDALGO, RICARDO HAUSMANN
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (2009) 106(26):10570-10575
Published Version (PDF)

PRESS: The Economist | Harvard Magazine | Indian Express | Boston.com | La Prensa | financenews.sina.com | fapesp | Impact | Harvard Kennedy School | PhysOrg | Planeta Universitario | The Financial Times | Ceticismo | Christian Science Monitor

11. UNDERSTANDING THE SPREADING PATTERNS OF MOBILE PHONE VIRUSES
PU WANG, MARTA C. GONZALEZ, CÉSAR A. HIDALGO, ALBERT-LÁSZLÓ BARABÁSI
Science (2009) 324:1071-1076
Published Version (PDF)

PRESS: Scientific American | Tucuman Hoy | Diarionco | Academiadeciencias.com | Perspectiva Sur | BBC | PhysOrg | FSecure | Red Orbit | LeMagIT | Washington Post | Science | ND NewsWire | Galileo | CBC | IT Pro | ars technica | Scientific American | Newswise | Stuttgarter Zeitung | US News

10. A DYNAMIC NETWORK APPROACH FOR THE STUDY OF HUMAN PHENOTYPES
CÉSAR A HIDALGO, NICHOLAS BLUMM, ALBERT-LÁSZLÓ BARABÁSI, NICHOLAS A CHRISTAKIS
PLoS Computational Biology (2009) 5(4):e1000353 doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000353
Published Version (PDF) 

PRESS: WFIEWrong Diagnosisbulletins-electroniquesDiario da SaudeHealthfinderHealth MSNEveryday Health | Health Day | ForbesFaculty of 1000 BiologyNewswisePhysOrgCompulenta15minNews-Medical.netThe Engineer OnlineEmergency Health ThreatsMedical News Base

9. A NETWORK VIEW OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
CÉSAR A. HIDALGO, RICARDO HAUSMANN
Developing Alternatives (2008) 12(1): 5-10
Published Version (PDF)

8. UNDERSTANDING INDIVIDUAL HUMAN MOBILITY PATTERNS
MARTA C GONZALEZ, CÉSAR A. HIDALGO, ALBERT-LÁSZLÓ BARABÁSI
Nature (2008) 453: 779-782
Published Version (PDF)

PRESS: The New York TimesNatureBBCLa RepublicaVoice of AmericaCBCNZ HeraldChosunHealth MSNPBSABCLive MintAFPScience NowNewswiseNews.scotman.comABC NewsReuters

7. THE DYNAMICS OF A MOBILE PHONE NETWORK
CÉSAR A. HIDALGO, CARLOS RODRIGUEZ-SICKERT
Physica A (2008), 387(12): 3017-3024
Published Version (PDF)

PRESS: Physorg | The Lede | Contexts Crawlers | Vision Universitaria | La Scienze

6. THE PRODUCT SPACE CONDITIONS THE DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONS
CÉSAR A HIDALGO, BAILEY KLINGER, ALBERT-LÁSZLÓ BARABÁSI, RICARDO HAUSMANN
Science (2007) 317: 482-487
Published Version (PDF)

PRESS: The Financial TimesThe SlateLa RazonScience NewsWebmanagercenterPhysorgBNETXaluanSaigon TimesCotidanulRue 89Bank NewsBusiness in Development InfostheticsVisual ComplexityTrinidad ExpressNha BuonHarvard Magazine

5. TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR MODULARITY IN A GENE-CENTERED C. ELEGANS PRTEIN-DNA INTERACTION NETWORK
V VERMEIRSSEN, MI BARRASA, CA HIDALGO, JAB BABON, R SEQUERRA, L DOUCETTE-STAMM, A-L BARABÁSI, AJM WALHOUT
Genome Res. (2007) 17:1061-1071
Published Version (PDF)

4. GENOME-SCALE ANALYSIS OF IN VIVO SPATIOTEMPORAL PROMOTER ACTIVITY IN C. ELEGANS
DENIS DUPUY ET AL.
Nature Biotechnology 25, 663 - 668 (2007) (Cover Issue) 
Published Version (PDF)

PRESS: Nature Biotech

3. THE EFFECT OF SOCIAL INTERACTIONS IN THE PRIMARY LIFE CYCLE OF MOTION PICTURES
CÉSAR A HIDALGO, ALEJANDRA CASTRO, CARLOS RODRIGUEZ-SICKERT
New Journal of Physics 8 52 (2006)
Published Version (PDF)

2. CONDITIONS FOR THE EMERGENCE OF SCALING IN THE INTER-EVENT TIME OF UNCORRELATED SEASONAL SYSTEMS
CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
Physica A. Vol. 369(2) p 877-883. (2006)
cond-mat/0512278
Published Version (PDF)

1. STATIONARY STATES OF A RANDOM COPYING MECHANISM OVER A COMPLEX NETWORK
CÉSAR A HIDALGO, FRANCISCO CLARO, PABLO A. MARQUET
Physica A, (2005) 353:674-684
cond-mat/0411295
Published Version (PDF)

MAGAZINE ARTICLES & OP/EDs

14. WHAT'S WRONG WITH OPEN DATA SITES AND HOW TO FIX THEM
CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
Scientific American (2016)

13. IS FAME FAIR?
AMY YU, CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
Nature Scientific Data Author's Corner (2016)

12. HOW MUCH INFORMATION CAN THE EARTH HOLD?
CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
Scientific American 313(2): 72-75 (2015)

11. THINK LIKE AN AUTHOR, NOT LIKE AN OWNER
CÉSAR HIDALGO,
Harvard Business Review (2015)

10. THREE WOMEN SCHOLARS YOU SHOULD KNOW, BUT YOU PROBABLY DONT
CÉSAR A. HIDALGO

Fold (2015)

9. WHY A TWEET IN ENGLISH IS HALF A TWEET IN JAPANESE
CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
Fold (2015) 

8. REFRIENDING FACEBOOK
CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
MIT Tech Review
(2014)

7. SAVING BIG DATA FROM BIG MOUTHS
CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
Scientific American (2014)

6. THE LAST 20 INCHES: DATA'S TREACHEROUS JOURNEY FROM THE SCREEN TO THE MIND
CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
MIT Tech Review (2014)

5. THE DATA VISUALIZATION REVOLUTION
CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
Scientific American (2014)

4. TO SEE WERE AMERICAN EDUCATION EXCELS, LOOK BEYOND THE TESTS
CÉSAR A. HIDALGO

WBUR Cognoscenti (2014)

3. THE EVOLVABLE CITY
CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
Work Style Magazine (2013)

2. THE OBSERVATORY OF ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY
CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
This is Africa (2012)

1. THINKING OUTSIDE THE CUBE
CÉSAR A. HIDALGO
Physicsworld 21(12): 34-37 (2008)