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China’s innovation imperative

July 2015—An aging population, rising debt, and declining returns on investment mean that the country must promote innovation to secure a high-growth future, a new McKinsey Global Institute report finds.more

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Unlocking the potential of the Internet of Things

June 2015—If policy makers and businesses get it right, linking the physical and digital worlds could generate up to $11.1 trillion a year in economic value by 2025.more

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A window of opportunity for Europe

June 2015—The region could achieve economic growth of 2 to 3 percent annually by undertaking supply-side reforms and boosting investment and job-creation efforts.more

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How a private-sector transformation could revive Japan

March 2015—With its working-age population shrinking, Japan will need to focus on productivity as never before. A major private-sector initiative to accelerate productivity growth could create a “fourth arrow” of economic reform.more

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Can long-term global growth be saved?

January 2015—Without action, global economic growth will almost halve in the next 50 years. A new McKinsey Global Institute report offers a solution: a dramatic improvement in productivity.more

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India’s tech opportunity: Transforming work, empowering people

December 2014—A dozen disruptive technologies can add up to $1 trillion in GDP by 2025 and help bring millions of Indians up the MGI Empowerment Line.more

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Three paths to sustained economic growth in Southeast Asia

November 2014—By capitalizing on three global trends, Southeast Asia could increase productivity and create billions in economic value by 2030.more

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How the world could better fight obesity

November 2014—If the prevalence of obesity continues on its rising trend, almost half of the world’s adult population could be overweight or obese by 2030, imposing even greater personal, social, and economic costs. Effectively combating obesity around the world may require a comprehensive strategy of 44 interventions as part of a potential Obesity Abatement Program.more

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Tackling the world’s affordable housing challenge

October 2014—A third of urban dwellers—1.6 billion people—could struggle to secure decent housing by 2025. Here are four approaches that could help.more

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Nigeria’s renewal: Delivering inclusive growth

July 2014—With the right reforms and investments, Africa’s largest economy can live up to its economic potential and bring more Nigerians out of poverty.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