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About David Kinley

David Kinley is Professor of Human Rights Law at Sydney University, Australia. He works in the field of human rights and the global economy, focusing presently on the human rights implications of global finance and corruption. His latest book, Necessary Evil: How to Fix Finance by Saving Human Rights published in the US last month (March 2018) by OUP, will be released worldwide in May.

Articles by David Kinley

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Finance struggles to find a social conscience

The finance sector has the capacity to enrich and reward the lives of many. The wealth it has helped generate has played a vital part in the decline in global poverty over the past 30 years.

The entitlement delusion

Within the corpus of international human rights law there presently exists no explicit recognition of a right to freedom from corruption. How can we make corruption more than a mere crime?

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