Research report 2005 - Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
Do they lobby in Brussels like they do in America?
SummaryLong considered a suspicious activity in Europe, lobbying used to be thought of as an American way of doing politics. Yet today, Europe is the world’s second largest market for the lobbying industry. Have the Europeans copied the Americans? While there are similarities between the two systems, the Europeans have a very different way of promoting their organized interests. In the long run, they are less aggressive.