Research: The network of global corporate control

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Research: The network of global corporate control

 Who Runs the World ? – Network Analysis Reveals ‘Super Entity’ of Global Corporate Control

 In the first such analysis ever conducted, Swiss economic researchers have conducted a global network analysis of the most powerful transnational corporations (TNCs). Their results have revealed a core of 787 firms with control of 80% of this network, and a “super entity” comprised of 147 corporations that have a controlling interest in 40% of the network’s TNCs.
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Perhaps not really surprising as a general observation, but still very interesting analysis. Ponder for instance the "bow tie structure" found both in this network and in the www.
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