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Is It Whom You Know or What You Know? An Empirical Assessment of the Lobbying Process

Marianne Bertrand, Matilde Bombardini, Francesco Trebbi

NBER Working Paper No. 16765
Issued in February 2011

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The authors would like to thank Allan Drazen, Keith Krehbiel, Ken Shepsle, and seminar participants at the Korean Development Institute, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Columbia Graduate School of Business, University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business, University of Minnesota, the 2010 Wallis Conference on Political Economy, and Stanford Graduate School of Business. David Wood provided outstanding research assistance. Financial support from the Initiative on Global Financial Markets is kindly acknowledged. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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