Trade Policy Lobbying in the European Union: Who Captures Whom?
What role do firms play in the making of EU trade policy? This article surveys the policy domain and lays out the instruments firms can employ to influence decisions on trade. It underlines that European trade policy is characterized by a high degree of institutional complexity, which firms have... Full description
|1st Person:||Woll, Cornelia|
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Köln Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung 2006
MPIfG Working Paper
; Vol. 06/7
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Neue Quelle: Woll, C. (2009). Trade Policy Lobbying in the European Union: Who Captures Whom? In D. Coen, & J. J. Richardson (Eds.), Lobbying in the European Union (pp. 277-297). Oxford [u.a.]: Oxford University Press.
- Introduction; 1 Trade policy lobbying in the multi-level system; 1.1 The integration of trade policy-making; 1.2 Instruments and venues for corporate lobbying; 1.2.1 Trade policy consultation with private actors; 1.2.2 Instruments of commercial defence; 1.3 Trade-offs in multi-level trade lobbying; 2 Lobbying for protectionism or liberalization; 2.1 Resistance to foreign competition: agriculture and textiles; 2.1.1 Agriculture; 2.1.2 Textiles and clothing; 2.2 Developing pan-European policy solutions: trade in services; 2.2.1 Financial services; 2.2.2 Telecommunications; 3 Conclusion; References