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

March 2014—The country has a two-speed economy: fast growing for large, modern companies, sluggish for small ones. Without serious productivity gains, economic growth and living standards will continue to lag.

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Life journey: Winning in the life-insurance market

March 2014—The US life-insurance industry, in aggregate, has lost ground for 25 years. Yet a market worth tens of billions of dollars awaits companies able to seize the opportunity.more

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Giving US energy efficiency a jolt

December 2013—Changing consumer behavior isn’t easy. Adopting tactics employed by other consumer-facing industries may help utilities convince residential customers to save more energy.more

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Leading in the 21st century: An interview with HCA CEO Richard Bracken

November 2013—The chairman and chief executive officer of one of the world’s largest operators of health-care facilities discusses leadership in a time of significant industry change.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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Building a better income statement

November 2013—If neither companies nor investors find GAAP reported earnings useful, it’s clearly time for a new approach.more

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Leading in the 21st century: An interview with Ford’s Alan Mulally

November 2013—Automaker Ford was losing billions of dollars when Alan Mulally took the wheel, in 2006. Here, he reflects on his leadership style and his efforts to turn around the organization.more

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Leading in the 21st century: An interview with Hertz CEO Mark Frissora

November 2013—The digital revolution has dramatically affected how rental-car companies do business, as Hertz CEO Mark Frissora explains.more

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How retailers can keep up with consumers

October 2013—The retail industry is more dynamic than ever. US retailers must evolve to succeed in the next decade.more

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Claiming the $1 trillion prize in US health care

September 2013—By tying payments more aggressively to patient outcomes rather than to services rendered, the US health-care system could deliver substantial savings over the next decade.more

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