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Business Lobbying in the European Union

David Coen, Alexander Katsaitis, and Matia Vannoni


At a time when Europe and business stand at crossroads, this study provides a perspective into how business representation in the EU has evolved and valuable insights into how to organize lobbying strategies and influence policy-making. Uniquely, the study analyses business lobbying in Brussels by drawing on insights from political science, public management, and business studies. At the macro-level, we explore over thirty years of increasing business lobbying and explore the emergence of a distinct European business-government relations style. At the meso-level, we assess how the role of EU i ... More

Keywords: Business-Government, Corporate Political Action, Lobbying, Interest Groups, Revolving doors, European Public Policy, European Integration, Policy-Making, Agenda setting, Pluralism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780199589753
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199589753.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Coen, author
Professor of Public Policy, University College London

Alexander Katsaitis, author
Fellow in Public Policy & Administration, London School of Economics

Matia Vannoni, author
Lecturer in Public Policy, King's College London