2018 was marked by dramatic gatherings of world leaders, a flurry of data breaches, momentous elections in America and abroad, upheavals in global trade, and much more. Already, 2019 is shaping up to be no less eventful.
Brookings experts are looking ahead to the issues they expect will shape the world this year and the solutions to address them. Below, explore what more than 40 of them have identified as the biggest policy issues in their field for 2019, the ideas or proposals they encourage policymakers to consider, and the overlooked stories that deserve greater attention.
- What will be the biggest policy issue in your field for 2019?
- What ideas or proposals would you encourage policymakers to consider in 2019?
- What’s a story in your field that isn’t getting the attention it should?
Responses are color-coded by Brookings Research Program: