Organized Economic Interests and European Integration: the Question of (neo)corporatism

Authors

  • Anna Ząbkowicz Polish Academy of Science

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.12775/EQUIL.2014.001

Keywords:

economic interests, channels of access, European Union

Abstract

When economic development is considered, political economy is at stake; in this perspective growth or counter-growth forces operate within the institutional framework. The analysis focuses on corporatist forms of social dialogue in the international environment of the EU and within the European structures. First, the notion of corporatism as opposed to other institutionalized channels of access is explained. Then, the paper presents corporatist forms at the national level under change. Next, it deals with interest coordination at the European Commission level. The paper concludes that an erosion of corporatist forms is visible; no embracing pattern in the EU should be expected instead; on the contrary, increasing fragmentation of lobbying is observed.

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Published

2014-03-31

How to Cite

Ząbkowicz, A. (2014). Organized Economic Interests and European Integration: the Question of (neo)corporatism. Equilibrium. Quarterly Journal of Economics and Economic Policy, 9(1), 7–20. https://doi.org/10.12775/EQUIL.2014.001

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Institutional Economics

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