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Private equity and India’s economic development

August 2015—Our new survey determines if India’s emerging private-equity sector has helped or hurt the country and its companies.more


Private equity in India: Once overestimated, now underserved

February 2015—General partners can use lessons from the past decade to build a new and better future.more

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The four global forces breaking all the trends

April 2015—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.more

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Confronting corruption

January 2015—Policies, controls, and culture must all work together to withstand the inevitable pressures when they arise.more

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India’s tech opportunity: Transforming work, empowering people

December 2014—A dozen disruptive technologies can add up to $1 trillion in GDP by 2025 and help bring millions of Indians up the MGI Empowerment Line.more


Understanding India’s economic geography

October 2014—The country’s economy once again holds promise. To make the most of it, companies must identify growth opportunities at a granular level.more

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Economic Conditions Snapshot, June 2014: McKinsey Global Survey results

June 2014—While recent elections have revived executives’ optimism in India, those in other emerging markets have concerns about economic conditions at home and their corporate prospects.more


Making water flow: An interview with Matt Damon and Gary White

April 2014—What does it take to get clean water to those who need it? According to the cofounders of, actor Matt Damon and Gary White, less than you may think—and the payback is tremendous.more

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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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Reimagining India: Creating partnerships for the future

January 2014—In short excerpts from Reimagining India, two CEOs from very different industries reflect on how global companies can succeed in India.more


Butter chicken at Birla

December 2013—What succeeds at home may not work overseas. The chairman of Aditya Birla Group, Kumar Mangalam Birla, says Indian companies must be prepared to change long-held traditions if they are to thrive on the global stage.more

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