CIGI Special G20 Report
Published: September 8, 2009
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CIGI Special G20 Report: Flashpoints for the Pittsburgh Summit is a compendium of brief policy papers by respected academics and practitioners who have studied the G20. The Special Report highlights the breadth of CIGI's research on economic governance, financial regulation and reform, international trade, and the capacity of the expanded G20 leadership to prevent or resolve future crises. Edited by Andrew F. Cooper and Daniel Schwanen, and with a foreword by CIGI’s Chair Jim Balsillie, the CIGI Special G20 Report: Flashpoints for the Pittsburgh Summit contains thoughtful commentary and comprehensive policy recommendations on how the G20 can strengthen economic governance and what core issues must be addressed at the Pittsburgh Summit.

About the Authors

Alan S. Alexandroff, former CIGI Senior Fellow
Andrew F. Cooper, former CIGI Distinguished Fellow
Bessma Momani is a CIGI senior fellow and associate professor at the University of Waterloo. Her research focuses on emerging economies in the Middle East.
Colin Bradford, former CIGI Senior Fellow
Daniel Schwanen, former CIGI Senior Fellow
Debra Steger is a CIGI senior fellow and professor at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, where she specializes in international trade and investment.
Gregory Chin, former CIGI China Research Chair and Senior Fellow
Jennifer Jeffs, former Senior Fellow
Pierre Siklos is a CIGI senior fellow and director of the Viessmann European Research Centre at Wilfrid Laurier University.
Thomas Homer-Dixon is the CIGI chair of global systems at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, and a professor at the University of Waterloo.