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HOLDING COMPANY Definition
HOLDING COMPANY is a company which owns or controls other companies. (Control can occur through the ownership of 50 per cent or more of the voting rights or through the exercise of a dominant influence.).
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SOCIAL COST is the cost to society as a whole from an event, action, or policy change. Includes negative externalities and does not count costs that are transfers to others, in contrast to private cost.
PRIVATE CORPORATION is a corporation that ownership is held by the private sector, i.e. individuals or companies.