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A tale of two Mexicos: Growth and prosperity in a two-speed economy

March 2014—A modern, fast-growing, highly productive economy and a traditional, low-productivity one are pulling in opposite directions, reducing GDP growth and progress in living standards.more

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India’s path from poverty to empowerment

February 2014—India has made encouraging progress in reducing its official poverty rate. But the nation has an opportunity to help more than half a billion people attain better living standards.more

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Reverse the curse: Maximizing the potential of resource-driven economies

December 2013—In 20 years, almost half of the world’s countries could depend on their resource endowments for growth. These economies have a huge opportunity to transform their prospects, and a new model could help governments capture the coming resource windfall instead of squandering it.more

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A new dawn: Reigniting growth in Central and Eastern Europe

December 2013—The nations of Central and Eastern Europe were among the fastest growing in the world before the global financial crisis. Restoring that kind of growth will require a strategy that raises investment, expands high-value exports, unleashes productivity in domestic sectors, revives foreign direct investment, and increases domestic savings.more

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QE and ultra-low interest rates: Distributional effects and risks

November 2013—Ultra-low interest rates, in part as a result of central-bank policies since 2007, have had a very different distributional impact on governments, corporations, financial institutions, and households.more

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Lions go digital: The Internet’s transformative potential in Africa

November 2013—A majority of urban Africans own Internet-capable devices and go online regularly. If infrastructure investment continues, the Internet will take hold on a much larger scale in the coming decade—potentially adding $300 billion a year to Africa’s GDP.more

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Urban world: The shifting global business landscape

October 2013—By 2025, almost half of the world’s biggest companies will probably be based in emerging markets, profoundly altering global competitive dynamics.more

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Open data: Unlocking innovation and performance with liquid information

October 2013—Open data—public information and shared data from private sources—can help create $3 trillion a year of value in seven areas of the global economy.more

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Urban World: A new app for exploring an unprecedented wave of urbanization

September 2013—The growth of cities in emerging markets is driving the most significant economic transformation in history. MGI's new app, Urban World, available for free for iPad and Android tablet, offers an intuitive sense of how economic power will move as this urban expansion takes place.more

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Game changers: Five opportunities for US growth and renewal

July 2013—Five catalysts can reignite the US economy—opportunities in energy, trade, technology, infrastructure, and talent development can add hundreds of billions of dollars to annual GDP and create millions of new jobs by 2020.more

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Responding to a globalizing labor market

Rakesh Mohan, former deputy governor, Reserve Bank of India, discusses how collaboration between business and government can respond to global labor challenges.more

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Thinking long-term today: An interview with Peter Diamond

James Manyika speaks with Professor Peter Diamond, a nobel prize winner in economics, about long-term employment challenges in the United States and how to address them.more

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Global cities of the future: An interactive map

McKinsey Quarterly—Explore the cities and emerging urban clusters that will drive dramatic growth and demographic changes over the next generation.more