Sökning: "Interest Groups"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 595 avhandlingar innehållade orden Interest Groups.
Sammanfattning : Politics induce economic agents to organise into special interest groups (SIGs) and act strategically to adjust their economic decisions and to conduct rent-seeking activities in order do improve the situation inflicted on them by policy. This thesis examines, in four essays, different forms of SIG influence on public policy in different institutional contexts. LÄS MER
2. The power of framing : A new-institutional approach to interest group participation in the European Union
Sammanfattning : This dissertation develops a theory of interest group inclusion and exclusion in policy-making processes at the European level. The theory includes three major components: the European Union as a political opportunity structure for interest groups, the role of the European Commission as policy formulator, and patterns of inclusion and exclusionof interest groups in policymaking processes. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis explores the relationship between domestic political processes and interindustry variations in unilateral and multilateral trade policies. The literature on endogenous protection is extended to account for the potential importance of information flows, to explore the consequences of adapting the analyses to political systems which differ from the American kind, and to build a framework suitable for empirical examination. LÄS MER
4. Regulating a Controversy : Inside Stakeholder Strategies and Regime Transition in the Self-Regulation of Swedish Advertising 1950–1971
Sammanfattning : This thesis concerns the development of the self-regulation of advertising in Sweden from 1950 until 1971. Self-regulation was initiated in the 1930s due to a business desire to regulate fair competition in marketing, and while it initially was a minor operation, the 1950s and 1960s were characterized by extensive development. LÄS MER
5. Mot framtiden på gamla spår? : Regionala intressegrupper och beslutsprocesser kring kustjärnvägarna i Norrland under 1900-talet
Sammanfattning : In this dissertation the construction of two coastal railways, the East Coast Line and the Bothnia Line, in the Norrland region of northern Sweden is used as a case study of how regionally based interest groups are formed, and how they gain access to decision-making processes on a national level. In periods when a number of preconditions were in place, a window of opportunity opened for the coastal railway that the regional elites could exploit. LÄS MER