Financial Networks

  • Stefano Battiston
  • Guido Caldarelli
Part of the Understanding Complex Systems book series (UCS)


The financial system performs vital functions for the world economy. Very often one of more aspect of this system can be described by means of a complex graph. In this chapter under the generic name of financial networks we indicate several different systems all related to the world of finance.


Systemic Risk Maximum Match Financial Network Monthly Scale Individual Bank 
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GC aknowledges the support of the CNR-PNR National Project Crisis-Lab SB aknowledges the support of the Swiss National Fund Project SNF "OTC and Systemic Risk" nr.CR12I1-127000 /1. GC and SB aknowledge the support of the EU FET Open project FOC nr. 255987, the EU FET project MULTIPLEX nr. 317532, and the EU FET project SIMPOL nr. 610704. Any opinion, findings and conclusions or reccomendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessary reflect the views of the funding parties.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stefano Battiston
    • 1
  • Guido Caldarelli
    • 2
  1. 1.ETH-Zentrum SystemgestaltungZürichSwitzerland
  2. 2.IMT Alti Studi LuccaLuccaItaly

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