Private Interests and Government Policy in a Global World
AbstractToday’s global world is characterized not only by a high volume ofinternational trade and foreign investment relativeto national income, but also by a changed composition of that tradetowards a greater fraction of trade in inputs andcapital goods and outsourcing of production.. Emphasized is thepossibility of a “civil war” scenario wherebygovernment attempts to control and regulate the private sectors ofthe economy result in attempts to “flee thejurisdiction” by private interests, leading to a greater impetus forgovernments to form regional agreements in order tomaintain control over the private sector.
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