A new world is emerging as we forge into the twenty-first century, a world in which mass indebtedness has become a marker of social inclusion. Being indebted, and living in debt, may become the norm in this age of financialized capitalism. The aim of Lena Lavinas’s research is to examine how entitlements are being transformed from rights into assets to serve as collateral.
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5th Annual UNCTAD-YSI Summer School
Challenges and Opportunities of a New International Economic Order
The 5th UNCTAD YSI Summer School provides an opportunity to explore the Challenges and Opportunities of a New International Economic Order. The school will bring together UNCTAD experts, academics, diplomats, and young scholars from across the globe for lively and stimulating intellectual debates.