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India’s path from poverty to empowerment

February 2014—India has made encouraging progress in reducing its official poverty rate. But the nation has an opportunity to help more than half a billion people attain better living standards.more

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Education to employment: Getting Europe’s youth into work

January 2014—Youth unemployment across the European Union remains unacceptably high, to the detriment of current and future generations. Addressing it requires understanding its causes and then relentlessly pursuing solutions.more

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Economic Conditions Snapshot, December 2013: McKinsey Global Survey results

December 2013—Executives’ economic expectations have reached a high for the year, though they expect only mild improvements in 2014 and anticipate that political tensions could cloud domestic and global growth.more

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Breaking the US growth impasse

August 2013—Business leaders can give the US economy a shot in the arm by stepping out of their comfort zones, pursuing innovative partnerships, and creating industry standards.more

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Game changers: Five opportunities for US growth and renewal

July 2013—Five catalysts can reignite the US economy—opportunities in energy, trade, technology, infrastructure, and talent development can add hundreds of billions of dollars to annual GDP and create millions of new jobs by 2020.more

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Manufacturing the future: The next era of global growth and innovation

November 2012—Manufacturing remains a critical force in both advanced and developing economies. But the sector has changed, bringing new opportunities and challenges to business leaders and policy makers. more

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The world at work: Jobs, pay, and skills for 3.5 billion people

June 2012—Strains on the global labor force are becoming painfully evident. Market forces will fail to resolve demand and supply imbalances for tens of millions of skilled and unskilled workers.more

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Help wanted: The future of work in advanced economies

March 2012—Long-range forces are changing the nature of work and how jobs will be created. The disequilibrium in many national labor markets won't be solved by measures that worked well in decades past.more

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40 million jobs needed

January 2012–Growth alone won't solve the developed world's employment crisis.more

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