Module 5 Lecture 3, 4 and 5 - LECTUREFOUR:THEPOLITICALROLE

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I.   The importance of government to business A.  Federal government expenditures: $3.5 trillion B.  Federal taxation: $2.4 trillion  C.  Tax expenditures $1.1 trillion D.  Government regulation E.  Trade policy  I. An Overview of Business and Politics A. The “iron law” of public policy   B. Intra-business battles; search for competitive  advantage   C. Business vs.- non-business constituencies D. Baptist- bootlegger alliances   E. Offensive vs. defensive policy positions  LECTURE FOUR:  THE POLITICAL ROLE  AND INFLUENCE OF BUSINESS  
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III. The Structure of Federal Decision-making A.  Congress : the importance of committees  B.  Administrative rule-making: 8000 new                federal regulations each year       C.  The courts and judicial review  D.  The White House 
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IV. Forms of business political activity  A.  Lobbying: 11,600 registered lobbyists,                                                  lobbying expenditures $3.5 billion  B.  Campaign contributions:      Steady increases in the costs of political                                                                  
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2010 for the course UGBA 07903 taught by Professor Robinson during the Spring '10 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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Module 5 Lecture 3, 4 and 5 - LECTUREFOUR:THEPOLITICALROLE

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