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Development of the theory of special interest groups in economic science: historical and genetic context

TERRA ECONOMICUS, , Vol. 11 (no. 3.2),
p. 22-27

The article is devoted to the problems of interaction between economic actors in their clustering on the basis of special economic interests , as well as the influence of these groups on the formation of the modern economic reality. The article focuses on the historical development of the genetic concepts of special interest groups within the sociological and political theories and modern institutional and economic views of domestic and foreign economists. The conclusions of the determining role of special interest groups in influencing the pattern of economic development and the structuring of inter-subject conditioning agent relationships in the modern economic system.

Keywords: group of special interests; economic interests; collective action; social dilemmas; the public good; «the effect of free-riding»

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Founder: Southern Federal University
ISSN: 2073-6606