Pursuing Quality of Infrastructure for Sustainable Growth

By Daniel F. Runde


The developing world is facing an annual deficit of US$ 3.7 trillion in infrastructure investments, critical for its economic growth and sustainable development. Radical changes to the global infrastructure landscape are required to overcome this gap. In the absence of enhanced infrastructure support, emerging market economies will find their ability to grow severely undermined. This brief recognizes the opportunity possessed by the G20 countries at the 2019 Osaka summit in leading the international community on this topic. Moreover, it
presents for their consideration eight key policy recommendations that will help accelerate quality infrastructure development.