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17-class notes - 10/15/2009 TODAY - class 17 Wed Oct 21...

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10/15/2009 1 TODAY - class 17 – Wed Oct 21 • Positive Theory continued – Transfer seeking: Brander: (5, 92- 99) NEXT CLASS – finish positive theory Ward, Doug, “ Does our system need lobbyists? Brander: (5, pp 98 -112), Brander (marketing boards-15.4-pp 349-352) Naumetz, “Oil, gas firms step up lobbying effort aimed at Tory government” Vieira Paul "Ottawa’s $100 million Air Canada boost draws Comm. 394 – Barbara Spencer Vieira, Paul, Ottawa s $100-million Air Canada boost draws 'slush-fund' criticism", Final Exam for 394 • Tuesday Dec 15 at 8:30 am. Comm. 394 – Barbara Spencer
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10/15/2009 2 Positive Analysis: Major influences over actual policy a) Normative analysis b) Voting c) Court rulings – limits government options d) Lobbying and publicity Actions of social interest groups Transfer-seeking by economic interest groups Comm. 394 – Barbara Spencer (consider for rest of class) e) Self-interest of policy-makers Economic interest groups - Incentives primarily concerned with promoting their own economic interests. however usually claim their proposed policy good however, usually claim their proposed policy good for society Examples: Industry lobbies – want policies that increase profits (e.g. government subsidies; import quotas or tariffs) Union lobbies – e.g. public sector unions lobby against contracting ou Comm. 394- Barbara Spencer against contracting out
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