The Danish Elite Network

Christoph Houman Ellersgaard, Anton Grau Larsen

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This article presents the extensive Danish elite network. Collected during 2012 and 2013, the data comprises 56,536
positions within 5,079 affiliations, and connects 37,750 individuals. The network consists of the largest Danish
corporations, state institutions, NGO’s, and other integrative networks such as social clubs or royal events. Data were
gathered through an inclusion principle, adding all potentially interesting affiliations. Procedures of name-matching
and quality control are presented. Finally, the data are introduced: made available through a package for R, which
enables the creation of subnetworks and weights.
Udgave nummer1
Sider (fra-til)35-39
Antal sider5
StatusUdgivet - 2015
Udgivet eksterntJa


  • Elite networks
  • Corporate interlocks
  • Policy networks

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