Regulatory Policy Decisions and Implications for Political Strategy


In this final video of the series, Professor Vanden Bergh will explore a more complex policy making process where multiple political institutions interact to determine policy. In particular, he will analyze regulatory policy decisions in a context where elected politicians can overturn their decisions. He concludes by discussing the implications of this model for political strategy.


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Holburn, G. L., & Vanden Bergh, R. G. (2008). Making friends in hostile environments: Political strategy in regulated industries. Academy of Management Review33(2), 521-540.