Backbone of complex networks of corporations: The flow of control
V.2 Seat of power
Having identified important shareholders in the global markets, it is now also possible to address the following questions. Who holds the power in an increasingly globalized world? How important are individual people compared to the sphere of influence of multinational corporations? How eminent is the influence of the financial sector? By looking in detail at the identity of the power holders featured in the backbones, we address these issues next.