Lobbying and Policy Change
Who Wins, Who Loses, and Why

Winner of the Leon D. Epstein Outsanding Book Award, APSA Section on Political Organizations and Parties, 2010

Frank R. Baumgartner
Jeffrey M. Berry
Marie Hojnacki
David C. Kimball
Beth L. Leech

University of Chicago Press, 2009

360 pages, 10 line drawings, 40 tables 6 x 9 © 2009
Cloth $66.00 ISBN: 9780226039442 Published June 2009
Paper $24.00 ISBN: 9780226039459 Published June 2009

Link to our web site which provides all the primary materials including original source documents for each of the 98 issues in our sample.

Link to our documentation page which provides all the publicly available datasets needed to recreate the analysis in our book or conduct further studies.

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Listen to a radio interview with Baumgartner about lobbying in Washington with Laval University radio station CHYZ 94.3 FM, recorded 16 April 2010. The interview lasts approximately 30 minutes and covers lobbying in Washington, interest groups, and at the end a few comments on the death penalty. NOTE: THE INTERVIEW IS CONDUCTED IN FRENCH.

updated January 19, 2021