Posts Tagged: free market

An Unnecessary Tradition – The Origins of Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS)

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is an expansive Free Trade Agreement (FTA) currently being negotiated between the European Union (EU) Commission and the United States of America (US). If negotiations are successful and the deal is ratified by

An Unnecessary Tradition – The Origins of Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS)

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is an expansive Free Trade Agreement (FTA) currently being negotiated between the European Union (EU) Commission and the United States of America (US). If negotiations are successful and the deal is ratified by

Neo-liberal growth-based economics: Bad for the climate, great for inequality?

In QCEA’s recent discussion paper, “Sustainable Growth or Growth vs. Sustainability – Examining the relationships between resource use, climate emissions and economic growth”, the purpose of economic growth is questioned. One of the core assumptions of the neo-liberal free market

Neo-liberal growth-based economics: Bad for the climate, great for inequality?

In QCEA’s recent discussion paper, “Sustainable Growth or Growth vs. Sustainability – Examining the relationships between resource use, climate emissions and economic growth”, the purpose of economic growth is questioned. One of the core assumptions of the neo-liberal free market