Search for dissertations about: "Interest Groups"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 462 swedish dissertations containing the words Interest Groups.

  1. 1. Interest Groups and Government Policy. A Political Economy Analysis

    Author : Fredrik CA Andersson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonomisk politik; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonometri; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; Special Interest Groups; Lobbying; Labour Unions; Information; Growth; Inequality; Corporatism; Campaign Contributions;

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE

  2. 2. The power of framing : A new-institutional approach to interest group participation in the European Union

    Author : Johan Nylander; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sociology; European Union; lobbying; interest groups; new institutionalism; framing; social mechanisms; policy making; case study; energy; pharmaceuticals; alcohol; biotechnology; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Interest Groups and Trade Policy

    Author : Carl-Johan Belfrage; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk teori; ekonometri; Nationalekonomi; economic policy; Trade policy; Special Interests; Campaign contributions; Information; Economics; econometrics; economic systems; economic theory; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE

  4. 4. Regulating a Controversy : Inside Stakeholder Strategies and Regime Transition in the Self-Regulation of Swedish Advertising 1950–1971

    Author : Michael Funke; Dan Bäcklund; Magnus Eklund; Thomas Pettersson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; advertising; advertising criticism; advertising regulation; advertising history; advertising industry; affluent society; business; business associations; business history; business interest organizations; business studies; competition; consumer; consumer politics; consumer history; consumerism; co-regulation; corporatism; economic history; history; interest groups; market regulation; marketing; marketing history; marketing regulation; marketer; policy studies; policy process; political economy; political science; postwar; regime; regulation theory; self-regulation; market self-regulation; self-regulation history; stakeholder; Sweden; efterkrigstiden; ekonomisk historia; företagsekonomi; företagshistoria; historia; intressegrupper; konsumentfrågor; konsumentpolitik; konsumenthistoria; konsumenträtt; korporatism; lagstiftning; marknad; marknadsföring; marknadsföringshistoria; marknadsregleringar; marknadsrätt; näringslivet; näringslivsorganisationer; politisk ekonomi; regleringar; regleringsteori; reklam; reklambranschen; reklamhistoria; rättshistoria; samhällsvetenskap; samreglering; självreglering; socialdemokratin; statsvetenskap; Sverige; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding interest politics in social-ecological systems : Mechanisms behind emergent policy responses to environmental change

    Author : Kirill Orach; Maja Schlüter; Henrik Österblom; Thorsten Blenckner; Scott Page; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Social-ecological system; policy process; interest group; agent-based modelling; process tracing; adaptive governance; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Environmental policymaking is embedded in social-ecological systems (SES) that continuously evolve and change, often in unexpected and non-linear ways. Such challenges call for responsive policymaking that adjusts policy when new information and knowledge about social-ecological change is available. READ MORE