369. John M. de Figueiredo, Lobbying and Information in Politics, 06/2002. subsequently published in Business and Politics, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2002, 125-129.
Abstract: This paper introduces the special issue on lobbying of "Business and Politics." It explains why the source of real influence in politics is not money or campaign finance contributions. Rather, the paper argues that lobbying and information provision by interest groups to politicians is much more important factor in explaining governmental policy outcomes.