Many fear that the potential for well-paid post-elective jobs can make legislators give rewards to their future employers. A new study finds that career prospects in the private sector do induce legislators to leave office and that US senators become more moderate before they voluntarily leave office through the revolving door. They also become more productive and more aligned with the priorities of special interest groups.
|Publication date||24 Jan 2020|
|Place of Publication||Chicago|
|Publisher||Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Chicago|
|Publication status||Published - 24 Jan 2020|