Recently I fell in love with social network... Therefore, it is unavoidable to add some social network analysis results into my graduation thesis. Here are some interesting graphs used in my paper, which I would like to share with you online. They are all about "the social network of economists", i.e. the academic circle of economics.
Full view of the economists' world, without labels.
The bigger size of nodes denotes the higher level of connections with others (degree/pagerank). (2000-present). An expandable vector diagram can be download here: all_10_nolabel.pdf
Full view of economists' world, with grey edges (2000-present)
The structure (reduced) of economists' social network, with labels of names (2000-present).
An expandable vector diagram can be download here: all_10_main_all_label.pdf
Here is a specific analysis of the "Law and Economics" sub-field. Data source is from all published papers (6,319 in total) under JEL classification K: Law and Economics. Available at RePEc.org.
Here is the PDF version: academic circle of law and economics.pdf
You can find more graphs by continuing reading.