César Hidalgo

Why Information Grows

César Hidalgo

Talk: Why Information Grows

Cesar Hidalgo author of, "Why Information Grows," comes to Google to talk about his book.

César Hidalgo

César Hidalgo leads the Macro Connections group at the MIT Media Lab. A trained statistical physicist and an expert on Networks and Complex Systems, he also has extensive experience in the field of economic development and has pioneered research on how big data impacts economic decision-making.

Why Information Grows: The Evolution of Order, from Atoms to Economies

While economists often turn to measures like GDP or per-capita income, César Hidalgo turns to information theory to explain the success or failure of a country's economic performance.

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