3.5 Major Subjects for Economic Negotiation

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3.5.1      Economic Reciprocity

3.5.2      Levels of Government Spend and Taxation

3.5.3      Options for Delivering Government-Funded Public Services

3.5.3.1   Using State Employees to Provide Public Services
3.5.3.2   Involving Civil Society in Public-Service Delivery
3.5.3.3   Allowing a Range of Private Companies to Provide Public Services
3.5.3.4   Privatised Public-Service Monopolies
3.5.3.5   Private Financing of Public Infrastructure Projects
3.5.3.6   The Role of Profit in Public-Service Delivery

3.5.4      Free Trade

3.5.4.1   Arguments for Free Trade
3.5.4.2   Selective Protectionism
3.5.4.3   ‘Unfair Competition’ from Developing Countries
3.5.4.4   Globalisation as a Perceived Threat to Jobs and Wages
3.5.4.5   Global Regulation of Trade

3.5.5      Restructuring Global Financial Governance

3.5.6      Sharing Wealth

3.5.6.1   Distribution to the Participants in Wealth-Creation
3.5.6.2   Changes in Shares of Wealth – ‘the 1%’
3.5.6.3   Balancing the Negotiations for the Sharing of Wealth
3.5.6.4   ‘Middle-Out’ versus ‘Trickle-Down’ Economics

3.5.7      Environmental Challenges: Economic Viewpoint

3.5.7.1   The Controversy over the Best Response to Global Warming
3.5.7.2   Cost-Effective Measures to Mitigate Climate Change
3.5.7.3   Adaptation to Climate Change
3.5.7.4   The Role of Private Enterprise in Responding to Climate Change

3.5.8      Policy towards Developing Countries

3.5.8.1   Economic Aid
3.5.8.2   Developing Economies
3.5.8.3   Trade with the Rest of the World

3.5.9      Economic Freedom

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