Analyzing the Influence of Lobbying on European Union Policies - Overview and Methods

Radu, Becherescu; Andrei, Stoian
January 2014
Ovidius University Annals, Series Economic Sciences;2014, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p93
Academic Journal
It is every citizen's right to know how decisions are made, what interests lie behind them and how taxpayers' resources are allocated and spent. Considering these reasons, one might feel the need to measure the level of influence attributed to lobbyists, regardless of their status and needs. Being far from comprehensive, the article offers an insight into the literature, showing the main methods of quantifying the influence of lobbying on EU policies.


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