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Table 3 QAP analysis of industrial closeness and regional closeness of ties (2011)

From: “Status projection”—a study of the foundation of independent directors among China’s listed companies

Industrial closeness Coefficient p value
 Professional networks −0.000 0.415
 Political networks 0.004 0.000***
Regional closeness Coefficient Significance
 Professional networks 0.026 0.000***
 Political networks 0.013 0.000***
  1. For all the QAP analyses below, firms that are both politically connected and professionally connected were dropped since the partial correlation is unidentifiable for these pairs
  2. ***0.1 % level