Accession Number : AD1019514

Title :   Network Science Center Research Teams Visit to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Descriptive Note : Technical Report

Corporate Author : U.S. Military Academy (USMA-West Point West Point United States

Personal Author(s) : Evans,Daniel ; Szablowski,Evan ; Langhans,Zachary

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Report Date : 01 Aug 2012

Pagination or Media Count : 32

Abstract : A Network Science Center research team demonstrated a network analysis tool kit to the Political andEconomic Sections at the US Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This rigorous quantitative analysis packageprovides the capability to assist decision makers with policy development. Additionally, the team refined a datacollection methodology that will allow the development of local network topologies. In Ethiopia, the teamfocused on the local entrepreneurial environment and collected data from local small business owners.

Descriptors :   economic development , tool kits , Ethiopia , decision making , Foreign policy , data acquisition , Network topology , Quantitative analysis , commerce , computer programs

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE