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Lobbying expenditures on migration: a descriptive analysis

Facchini, Giovanni; Mayda, Anna Maria; Mishra, Prachi

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Anna Maria Mayda

Prachi Mishra



Abstract

In this paper we carry out a descriptive analysis of lobbying expenditures on migration in the US between 1998 and 2005. While PAC contributions and lobbying are in general positively correlated, our results suggest that this is not the case when it comes to lobbying on migration. As a result, any analysis of the role of lobbying in migration should not focus on PAC contributions alone. Comparing lobbying on migration and trade, we find that substantially more resources are spent on the latter than on the former. Finally, lobbying on migration appears to be more concentrated than lobbying on trade both across sectors and across organizations.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date Apr 20, 2015
Journal CESifo Economic Studies
Print ISSN 1610-241X
Electronic ISSN 1612-7501
Publisher Oxford University Press (OUP)
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 61
Issue 3-4
APA6 Citation Facchini, G., Mayda, A. M., & Mishra, P. (2015). Lobbying expenditures on migration: a descriptive analysis. CESifo Economic Studies, 61(3-4), doi:10.1093/cesifo/ifv003
DOI https://doi.org/10.1093/cesifo/ifv003
Publisher URL http://cesifo.oxfordjournals.org/content/61/3-4/560.full
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/4.0
Additional Information This is a pre-copyedited, author-produced PDF of an article accepted for publication in CESifo Economic Studies following peer review. The version of record Giovanni Facchini, Anna Maria Mayda, and Prachi Mishra
Lobbying Expenditures on Migration: a Descriptive Analysis
CESifo Economic Studies 2015 61: 560-604 is available online at: http://cesifo.oxfordjou...content/61/3-4/560.full

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