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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

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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 Water.org, 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

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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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Thinking outside the bottle

December 2013—Even the world’s biggest brands can struggle to succeed in India. Coca-Cola chairman and CEO Muhtar Kent urges global companies to accept the market as it is, not as they wish it to be.more

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Toward a uniquely Indian growth model

November 2013—India can’t afford to emulate China. Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra says the country’s states must compete, not march in lockstep, if India is to develop its own path to sustainable prosperity.more

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