Employment and Growth

How to drive economic growth and create jobs
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India’s ascent: Five opportunities for growth and transformation

– The country could create sustainable economic conditions in five ways, such as promoting acceptable living standards, improving the urban infrastructure, and unlocking the potential of women.

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Economic growth

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Solving Europe’s economic conundrum

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Globalization for the little guy

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Five myths about the Chinese economy

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Realizing gender equality’s $12 trillion economic opportunity

– Investing in access to essential services and reducing the gap in labor-force participation rates could significantly expand the... global economy by 2025.
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The power of parity: Advancing women's equality in the United States

– Every state and city in the United States has the opportunity to further gender parity, which could add $4.3 trillion to the country’s... economy in 2025.
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Economic Conditions Snapshot, March 2016: McKinsey Global Survey results

– Executives’ optimism wanes—suggesting concern about where the economy’s heading in 2016—while their company... views hold steady. A common worry is slowing growth in China, which many cite as a threat to global growth.
Article

What executives think about the economy: 2004 to now

– This continually updated interactive tracks how executives around the world have viewed economic conditions and the economic prospects... of their companies, and how those views have differed over time and across industries, regions, and types of company.
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Economic Conditions Snapshot, December 2015: McKinsey Global Survey results

– Growing shares of executives say geopolitical instability is a risk to both global and domestic growth. At the same time, their... views on overall conditions have improved notably—but remain tempered on China’s prospects.
Podcast

The gender-equality imperative

– McKinsey Global Institute director Jonathan Woetzel and MGI senior fellow Anu Madgavkar discuss the economic and ethical reasons... why gender equality is a worthy goal.
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The power of parity: Advancing women’s equality in India

– Achieving gender equality in India would have a larger economic impact there than in any other region in the world—$700... billion of added GDP in 2025—but comprehensive change is needed.
Survey

Economic Conditions Snapshot, September 2015: McKinsey Global Survey results

– Executives’ views deteriorate amid rising concerns over volatility and expectations for only modest growth in China.
Article

Shifting tides: Global economic scenarios for 2015–25

– Are we in for a bumpy ride? How bumpy? And for how long?
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South Africa’s bold priorities for inclusive growth

– Sluggish growth has left many pessimistic about the country’s economic outlook, but five actions could add 1.1 percent ($87 billion)... to annual GDP and create millions of jobs by 2030.
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Getting a better handle on currency risk

– When exchange rates are volatile, companies rush to stem potential losses. What risks should they hedge—and how?