Urbanization

Understanding how the growth of cities is driving the most significant economic transformation in history.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

How the sharing economy can make its case

– These challengers must develop a smarter approach to external engagement.

NO ORDINARY DISRUPTION

Book Excerpt - McKinsey Global Institute

The four global forces breaking all the trends

– The world economy’s operating system is being rewritten. In this exclusive excerpt from the new book No Ordinary Disruption, its authors explain the trends reshaping the world and why leaders must adjust to a new reality.

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Building the cities of the future with green districts

– Better design can make sense aesthetically, environmentally—and economically.
Interview - McKinsey Global Institute

How Asia can boost productivity and economic growth

– Growth in China and other parts of Asia will depend on skills training, more process mechanization, and better resource use, says... McKinsey director Jonathan Woetzel.
Interview - McKinsey Global Institute

The opportunity in tackling the affordable housing challenge

– Experts in housing and urban development weigh in on ways that countries are addressing or plan to take on the $650 billion affordable... housing gap.
Commentary - McKinsey Global Institute

Building better cities

– If approached correctly, urbanization can be an engine of growth, writes Joan Clos, executive director of the United Nations Human... Settlements Programme.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Three paths to sustained economic growth in Southeast Asia

– By capitalizing on three global trends, Southeast Asia could increase productivity and create billions in economic value by 2030.
Interview

The keys to succeeding in ASEAN

– In this interview and accompanying video, Michael Zink, Citi’s head of ASEAN and country officer for Singapore, says financial... institutions will succeed by focusing on what’s practical and achievable.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Tackling the world’s affordable housing challenge

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

A pocket guide to doing business in China

– McKinsey director Gordon Orr goes behind the trends shaping the world’s second-largest economy to explain what companies... must do to operate effectively.
Report

Understanding India’s economic geography

– The country’s economy once again holds promise. To make the most of it, companies must identify growth opportunities at a granular... level.
Article - McKinsey Global Institute

Lions go global: Deepening Africa’s ties to the United States

– Africa is the world’s second-fastest growing economic region, yet US engagement with the continent is lagging. There’s... an opportunity to change that.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Nigeria’s renewal: Delivering inclusive growth

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