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@article{112fb712f68547c499574a14624c45c7,
title = "PR, Lobbyism and Democracy: – mapping the MPs who walk through the revolving door between the public and private sector from 1981 to 2015",
abstract = "The growth of PR in Scandinavia is linked both to the mediatization of politics and to the decline of corporatism. Studies in Sweden and Norway suggest that one consequence of these changes is the increasing number of politicians who find new careers as lobbyists in the private sector. In this study, we have constructed a data set of all members of the Danish Parliament who have left politics from 1981 to 2015 (n= 613) and identified the number and type of job positions they have taken up subsequently (n= 1094). We find that especially from the 1990s we can register revolving door activity. Still, 89 percent of all the registered job positions fall outside of lobbyism. 11 percent of the job positions fall within the wider field associated with the emerging field of policy professionals (including lobbyism), while lobbyism on its own accounts for 2 percent of the job positions.",
keywords = "lobbyisme, politik, PR, journalistik, Danmark, svingdør, korporatisme, policy professionalle, Sverige, Norge",
author = "Mark Ørsten and Ida Willig and Pedersen, {Leif Hemming}",
year = "2017",
month = "6",
doi = "DOI: 10.1515/nor-2017-0405",
journal = "N O R D I C O M Review",
issn = "1403-1108",
publisher = "N O R D I C O M A/S",

}

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TY - JOUR

T1 - PR, Lobbyism and Democracy

T2 - N O R D I C O M Review

AU - Ørsten,Mark

AU - Willig,Ida

AU - Pedersen,Leif Hemming

PY - 2017/6/8

Y1 - 2017/6/8

N2 - The growth of PR in Scandinavia is linked both to the mediatization of politics and to the decline of corporatism. Studies in Sweden and Norway suggest that one consequence of these changes is the increasing number of politicians who find new careers as lobbyists in the private sector. In this study, we have constructed a data set of all members of the Danish Parliament who have left politics from 1981 to 2015 (n= 613) and identified the number and type of job positions they have taken up subsequently (n= 1094). We find that especially from the 1990s we can register revolving door activity. Still, 89 percent of all the registered job positions fall outside of lobbyism. 11 percent of the job positions fall within the wider field associated with the emerging field of policy professionals (including lobbyism), while lobbyism on its own accounts for 2 percent of the job positions.

AB - The growth of PR in Scandinavia is linked both to the mediatization of politics and to the decline of corporatism. Studies in Sweden and Norway suggest that one consequence of these changes is the increasing number of politicians who find new careers as lobbyists in the private sector. In this study, we have constructed a data set of all members of the Danish Parliament who have left politics from 1981 to 2015 (n= 613) and identified the number and type of job positions they have taken up subsequently (n= 1094). We find that especially from the 1990s we can register revolving door activity. Still, 89 percent of all the registered job positions fall outside of lobbyism. 11 percent of the job positions fall within the wider field associated with the emerging field of policy professionals (including lobbyism), while lobbyism on its own accounts for 2 percent of the job positions.

KW - lobbyisme, politik, PR, journalistik, Danmark, svingdør, korporatisme, policy professionalle, Sverige, Norge

U2 - DOI: 10.1515/nor-2017-0405

DO - DOI: 10.1515/nor-2017-0405

M3 - Journal article

JO - N O R D I C O M Review

JF - N O R D I C O M Review

SN - 1403-1108

ER -