New Book Details T20’s Expanding Role as a G20 Policy Innovation Driver

ADBI News Release | 03 March 2023

Tokyo, Japan – A newly launched ADBI Press book explores the development and increasingly critical policy support role of the T20, the official think tank engagement group of the Group of 20 (G20), since its establishment a decade ago.

A World in Crisis, a World in Progress: Growing Better Together describes T20’s emergence as a mechanism for providing research-based policy recommendations to help G20 countries and partners promote economic resilience and sustainable development. It showcases case studies and expert insights highlighting T20 policy contributions and lessons for boosting joint action to address shifting global challenges.

Coedited by ADBI’s Dean Tetsushi Sonobe, Nicolas J. A. Buchoud,  Riznaldi Akbar, Bayarbileg Altansukh, and the University of Indonesia’s Riatu Mariatul Qibthiyyah, the book details the rising influence of think tanks in Asia and how institutions from the region and beyond have guided responses to COVID-19 health, socioeconomic, and institutional impacts. It stresses the importance of inclusive research that considers broad social and geographic experiences.

A World in Crisis, a World in Progress concludes by spotlighting global imperatives that require greater attention within the G20, offering policy makers, researchers, and other interested readers an insightful look at how T20 can deepen its support for better policy outcomes for all.