Inside versus outside lobbying: How the institutional framework shapes the lobbying behaviour of interest groups

@inproceedings{Weiler2015InsideVO,
  title={Inside versus outside lobbying: How the institutional framework shapes the lobbying behaviour of interest groups},
  author={Florian Weiler and Matthias Br{\"a}ndli},
  year={2015}
}
Different types of interest groups use different lobbying strategies. This article presents an investigation of this already well-established hypothesis once more, but additionally proposes that the institutional framework of the country in which interest groups operate also influences their lobbying behaviour. More specifically, it is shown that groups working in the interest of the public are better integrated into the policy-making process when direct democratic instruments, such as… CONTINUE READING

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