Parliamentary Government and Corporatism at the Crossroads: Principals and Agents in Norwegian Agricultural Policymaking
18-Dec-2017 12:00:00 AM
|Title:||Parliamentary Government and Corporatism at the Crossroads: Principals and Agents in Norwegian Agricultural Policymaking|
|Research group:||Velferd, innovasjon og politikk (Innovation and Industry)|
|Published by:||Cambridge Core / Cambridge University / IRIS, https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/government-and-opposition/article/parliamentary-government-and-corporatism-at-the-crossroads-principals-and-agents-in-norwegian-agricultural-policymaking/5DEE5BECF56B794EE077644C77D2DFC5/core-reader|
The article analyses the interplay between agency problems at various stages in the parliamentary chain of delegation and external constraints related to corporatist negotiations in Norwegian agricultural policymaking. The combination of minority government and MPs tending to have more extreme preferences than the voters, and corporatist integration of specialized interests, may lead to an accumulation of agency costs.
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