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Research on Subject Hot Spots Based on Keyword Co-occurrence Analysis and Social Network Analysis——Taking Economics for Example

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DOI: 10.25236/iemb.2021.025


Linrui Li

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Linrui Li


[Method / Process] In this paper, the literatures in the field of economics from 2005 to 2019 in SSCI database are used as the data source, and the literature keywords in the dataset are analyzed based on the co-occurrence analysis and social network analysis methods. [Purpose / Significance] The purpose of this study is to understand the research hot spots in the field of economics in the past 15 years. On the one hand, it can provide reference for researchers in the field, and on the other hand, make the economic research results better serve the society. [Result / Conclusion] Based on the drawing of keyword co-occurrence network and the analysis of co-occurrence network by social network method, eight hot issues in the field of economics in recent 15 years are obtained by clustering, and these hot spots are summarized.


Literature keywords, co-occurrence matrix, co-occurrence analysis, social network analysis