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An analysis on the growth of the Fair Trade Commission

  • Korean Society and Public Administration
  • Abbr : KSPA
  • 2004, 15(2), pp.225-254
  • Publisher : Seoul Association For Public Administration
  • Research Area : Social Science > Public Administration

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ABSTRACT

This paper analyzes the growth of the Fair Trade Commission (FTC), which was established in 1981. Public choice theorists such as Downs and Niskanen focus on the internal factors of a focal organization, i.e. instrumentally rational bureaucrats. However, this research adds environmental factors to the internal aspects. Thus total ten factors are used to explain the growth of the FTC. Of them, the expansion of the organizational goal, entrepreneurial bureaucrats, the ruling ideology and strategy of the government, triggering events, the size of the national economy and international cooperation are found to carry positive influences on FTC's growth. On the other hand, the checks by the related organizations and the hostile attitudes of the main newspapers are proved to have negative impacts.

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