Emma Luce Scali


Emma Luce is Lecturer in Law at Kingston University London. She holds a doctorate from the University of Nottingham. Her current research interests centre around international human rights (particularly economic and social rights), sovereign debt/public budgets and the global economic order. She is currently working on her monograph Sovereign Debt and Socio-Economic Rights Beyond the Crisis: The Neoliberalisation of International Law, forthcoming with Cambridge University Press.

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Sovereign (over)borrowing during the COVID-19 pandemic: Do creditors have a responsibility to prevent unsustainable debt situations?

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has prompted across the world massive state intervention for the containment and management of the epidemic, and the mitigation of its socio-economic consequences. The measures so far adopted by many countries are not only indispensable to avert a dramatic deterioration of living conditions (especially for women and the most vulnerable)…

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