US Economy

Objective insights for policy-makers and decision-makers on the domestic and global forces shaping the US economy
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Can the US economy return to dynamic and inclusive growth?

– Slower economic growth in the United States has wrought a vicious cycle that has hobbled many American households. Targeted investment and policy action could turn it around.
Article

Shifting tides: Global economic scenarios for 2015–25

– Are we in for a bumpy ride? How bumpy? And for how long?
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Can long-term global growth be saved?

– 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.
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.

Globalization

Article - McKinsey Global Institute

Globalization for the little guy

– Digitization has opened the door for emerging economies, small businesses, and individuals to participate directly in globalization.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Digital globalization: The new era of global flows

– Soaring flows of data and information now generate more economic value than the global goods trade.

Global context

Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Five myths about the Chinese economy

– Predictions of deepening economic woes are plentiful. Here are five arguments against the pessimism.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Moving Saudi Arabia’s economy beyond oil

– Saudi Arabia must realize the potential of its non-oil economy through a productivity-led transformation.
Commentary - McKinsey Global Institute

Solving Europe’s economic conundrum

– How should policy makers undertake the reforms necessary to revitalize the continent’s economy and restore the confidence of voters?... The McKinsey Global Institute wants your ideas.

ROLE OF CITIES

Article

Unlocking the future: The keys to making cities great

– Effective urban leaders focus on doing three things well.