Theoretical Approaches to Lobbying

  • Natalia LOBANOV Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova
  • Larisa DODU-GUGEA Academy of Economic Studies of Moldova
Keywords: lobby, civil society, interest group


The formation and active promotion of different economic, social, and other positions and interests accompany the formation of civil society and the development of democratic institutions. Differences in the focus of interests and competition in defending these interests inevitably lead to such a phenomenon as lobbying. This article explores the theoretical aspects of lobbying, its essence, and its particularities.