In pursuit of policy influence: Can lobbying be a legitimate alternative to corruption in developing countries?

Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2009:1) 4 p.
Nauro F. Campos

This Brief reviews recent research on transition countries which suggests, conceptually and empirically, that lobbying is not only more prevalent in non–developed countries than currently thought, but can be more effective than corruption as a means of influencing policy, if adequately regulated.

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