10Feb2015 Inaugural Meeting of Think20
This Inaugural Meeting of Think20 brought together think tanks and high-level experts with the goal to identify topics and jointly develop analysis, for innovative policy approaches to be delivered to the G20 Leaders Summit. The Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey, EPF member think tank, hosted this first workshop in Istanbul as the officially appointed coordinator of the T20 outreach group during Turkey’s G20 presidency in 2015. Themes explored for joint research and action were Macroeconomic Cooperation, Financial Regulation & International Financial Architecture, Trade and Investment, Development, Infrastructure, Technology and Innovation. EPF and EPF member think tanks such as the Institute for Applied Economic Research from Brazil, the Observer Research Foundation from India, the China Institute for Reform and Development, and the Higher School of Economics from Russia participated in the event.