Category Archives: Developing Countries

Central Banks in the Hot Seat: How Should Central Banks Join the Fight Against Climate Change?

By | February 10, 2020

Courtesy of Juliana B. Bolzani Although some skepticism remains about the causes and effects of climate change, scientists have concluded that human activity is significantly accelerating global warming.  In response to this emergency scenario, important voices in the private and public sectors have stressed the need for action, standing in contrast with the US government’s… Read More »

Reconceptualizing International Investment Law from the Global South

By | May 31, 2018

Courtesy of Fabio Morosini and Michelle Ratton Sanchez Badin The international investment regime (IIR) is under attack. Critics argue that international investment agreements (IIAs) constrain the right of host countries to regulate in the public interest and that the investor-State dispute settlement (ISDS) clause grants foreign investors alone the opportunity to bypass local, state or… Read More »