Endogenous public policy and contests [electronic resource] / Gil S. Epstein, Shmuel Nitzan
- Epstein, Gil S.
- Berlin ; New York : Springer, 
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- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (xvi, 219 pages) : illustrations
- Additional Creators:
- Nitzan, Shmuel
- This book studies endogenous policy determination focusing on the role of interest groups and their lobbying efforts in the determination of public policy. Applying strategic contest theory as the basic methodology, it clarifies the fundamental parameters that determine the behavior of the government and the interest groups - the two contestants for the???prizes??? associated with public policy. The fundamental parameters are the objective of the government, political culture, the contest success function, the stakes of the interest groups and their characteristics. The analysis focuses on th.
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- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -211) and indexes.
- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic reproduction. Berlin : Springer, 2007. Mode of access: World Wide Web. Available via SpringerLink.
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