Financial Markets

Call for Papers: Imperialism and the Political Economy of Global South's Debt

June 23, 2021

Call for Papers

Imperialism and the Political Economy of Global South’s Debt

edited by Ndongo Samba Sylla

To be published by Emerald Publishing, in the Research in Political Economy Series, edited by Paul Zarembka.

Some Considerations on State Immunity and Sovereign Debt

The way in which State immunity is applied can tell us something about the scale of values of the society in which we live. It is striking, for instance, to note that despite the rhetoric of human dignity in international law, the international community rejects the possibility of a “human rights exception” to immunity but accepts the commercial exception.

Global South International Financial Institutions and COVID-19 Response: Utilising Innovative Financing Solutions now and after the Pandemic

Financial institutions should focus on the positive opportunities and learning experiences from this pandemic and plan how they will help their member states adjust to the effects of COVID-19 and attain sustainable development thereafter. This step will be in line with the World Bank’s advice on planning for the economic recovery from COVID-19, in the bid for nations to restart their economic engines and build back stronger and better in the short term and longer term.