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Affiliate

Relationship between two companies when one company owns substantial interest, but less than a majority of the voting stock of another company, or when two companies are both subsidiaries of a third company. See: Subsidiaries, parent company.

Affiliate

1. A company that owns a minority interest in another company. This gives the first company a degree of control over the second, but not enough to make it a full-fledged subsidiary.

2. One of two companies that have a structural relationship with each other. For example, both companies may be subsidiaries of the same parent company.

affiliate

An organization that is related to another organization through some type of control or ownership. For example, a U.S.-based company may have a foreign affiliate that handles overseas sales.
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Generally, across the 45 states for which data are publicly available, the share of industrial R&D accounted for by U.
As gauged by the location quotient, the R&D of matched majority-owned U.
Industry-level SIRD data from the link project indicate that 78 percent of the R&D performed by matched majority-owned U.
863, considerably higher than the median for R&D by majority-owned U.
parents varies much less across states than the location quotient for U.
The R&D data presented in this article were obtained by linking company-specific information from the Survey of Industrial Research and Development (SIRD) conducted by the Census Bureau for the National Science Foundation with information on majority-owned U.
The matched data presented in this article were obtained from simple aggregations of sample microdata, cover only matched companies, and do not represent the universe of all R&D-performing parent companies or U.
Nationwide in 2007, the unweighted aggregations of the SIRD sample data for matched affiliates and parents accounted for 91 percent of BEA's published total for R&D by majority-owned U.
Similarly, only the net payments that accrue to foreign parent companies (line 27), not the gross value of sales by their U.