Books
1999

Organized interests and self-regulation: an economic approach


Type: International
Authors: Bernardo Bortolotti, Gianluca Fiorentini
Publisher: Oxford University Press, FEEM Series on Studies in Economics
Date: 1999

Abstract

The book collects a selection of contributions about the role of organized interests in collective decision-making. In democratic settings, organized interests play a role at the legislative stage, affecting electoral outcome through lobbying activity. While pressure groups and lobbying are a traditional topic in public choice, the incentives to set private rules and enforcement through self-regulation is a less developed research area in political economy. The book provides a balanced mix of theoretical and empirical papers in traditional public choice, addressing the issues of how organized interests affect legislative making, and in self-regulation, investigating the incentives and the problems related to the private enforcement of law.  

Contributors: B. Bortolotti, G. Fiorentini, L. A. Franzoni, G. Galeotti, D. Garvie, H-L. Lee, S.P. Magee, P. L. Sacco, C. Scarpa, R. Van den Bergh

FEEM Newsletter & Update

Subscribe to stay connected.

Your data will be processed by FEEM - Eni Enrico Mattei Foundation - Data Controller - to receive the Foundation's Newsletter & Update via e-mail. To send the requested information, the Data Controller uses e-mail sending service providers established in the U.S.A .: for this, your consent to the transfer of your email address to the U.S.A. is required, without which it will not be possible to comply with your request. We invite you to consult the complete information to obtain detailed information to protect your rights.