This report originally appeared in the Brookings Institution’s Think Tank 20 series. Like other products of the Brookings Institution, this is intended to contribute to discussion and stimulate debate on important issues. The views are those of the author.
On November 15-16, world leaders will gather in Brisbane, Australia for the ninth G-20 summit. Leaders are aiming to increase world GDP and chart a pathway to sustainable, inclusive growth and resilience through both short and medium-term actions. In this report, experts from Brookings and around the world address interrelated debates about growth, convergence and income distribution, three key elements that are likely to shape policy debates beyond the Brisbane summit.