Politics Matters: Dynamics of Inter-organizational Networks among Immigrant Associations

  • Matteo Gagliolo
  • Tom Lenaerts
  • Dirk Jacobs
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 549)

Abstract

We model the dynamics of the two-mode network among directors and boards of voluntary associations, using a stochastic actor-based model, SIENA [12], including the structural effects proposed in [6], and considering the political orientation of associations as a covariate. Using data from [14], we compare the evolution of interlocks among Turkish associations in two European capitals, and explain the noticeable difference in structure by looking at statistically significant differences among the estimated effects.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matteo Gagliolo
    • 1
    • 2
  • Tom Lenaerts
    • 2
    • 3
  • Dirk Jacobs
    • 1
  1. 1.GERME, Institute of SociologyBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.MLG, Computer Science DepartmentUniversité libre de Bruxelles (ULB)BrusselsBelgium
  3. 3.AI Lab, Computer Science DepartmentVrije Universiteit BrusselBrusselsBelgium

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