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One Cheer for Foreign Lobbying

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  • Aidt, T.S.
  • Hwang, U.

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This paper presents an argument in favor of foreign lobbying. We show how foreign lobbying can help internalize cross national externalities and promote social objectives.

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Paper provided by Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge in its series Cambridge Working Papers in Economics with number 0860.

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Date of creation: Dec 2008
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Handle: RePEc:cam:camdae:0860

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Keywords: Foreign lobbying; common agency; campaign contributions; cross national externalities.;

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  1. Pol Antràs & Gerard Padró i Miquel, 2008. "Foreign Influence and Welfare," NBER Working Papers 14129, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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