Why a Human Rights Approach to Financial Regulation is Needed (December 2011)

Rethinking Bretton Woods | Mon, Dec 26, 2011

By A Bottom Up Approach to Righting Financial Regulation Initiative


This is the first in a series of briefs prepared by the initiative "A bottom up approach to righting financial regulation," with the purpose of addressing the links between financial regulation and human rights.

"Now more than ever there is a need to counter-balance the often myopic views of financial experts with a broad array of social groups (consumer, labor, women, environment, indigenous people, and other "human rights-holders") in the design of financial policy," the piece argues.