Power to the People?
Lobbying for Labor Rights in Brazils National Constituent Assembly
By Gabriel F. Benzecry
This article appeared in the Spring 2023 issue of The Independent Review.
Do interest groups lobby their political friends or their foes? This study extends the work of Hall and Deardorff, examining lobbying during Brazil's National Constituent Assembly to show that lobbying is not a static activity but an adaptable behavior.
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Gabriel F. Benzecry is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Economics and Finance at Middle Tennessee State University and a Ph.D. fellow at the Political Economy Research Institute.