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Competencia e incentivos a la cooperación en la interacción de grupos de interés que pretenden aumentar su influencia política directa: ¿cuál es la importancia de la presión política?

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  • Javier A. Prado Domínguez

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    (Universidad de A Coruña)

  • Antonio García Lorenzo

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    (Universidad de A Coruña)

Abstract

This study is about the interactions between GDI and government under political pressure, in a context with an agency relationship and the existence of relevant information. In particular, interactions are studied when the agency relationship is with symmetric information and it is build a research model of the GDI-government interactions in a context with an agency relationship and asymmetric information, where groups can operate in a competitive or cooperative manner. The model highlights that government expectations of utility are higher when the GDI works together, and the benefit when the GDI makes pressure in an independent way is limited to the reserve. Cooperation establishes a type of relations based on credibility that benefit to the government and the GIDI, and this will help to strengthen those links

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Article provided by IEF in its journal Hacienda Pública Española/Revista de Economía Pública.

Volume (Year): 192 (2010)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
Pages: 105-125

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Handle: RePEc:hpe:journl:y:2010:v:192:i:4:p:102-105

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Keywords: Groups with Direct Influence (GDI); Political Pressure; Lobby (-ing); Agency Relationship; Symmetric and Asymmetric information;

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