Dr. Susan Lund is the director of research and a Washington, D.C. partner at the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), McKinsey's business and economics research arm.
Her research focuses on global financial markets, labor markets, and on economic growth. Recent reports have looked at shifting pools of global wealth and the rise of emerging market investors, prospects for US job creation and the future of work, and the long-term growth prospects for African economies. She has authored numerous articles in leading business and academic publications. She is a frequent speaker at conferences on economics and financial markets.
Prior to joining McKinsey, Susan worked extensively in developing economies, including the Philippines, Guinea-Bissau, and rural China.
Selected published work
“Financial globalization: Retreat or reset,” McKinsey Global Institute, March 2013
“Debt and deleveraging: Uneven progress on the path to growth,” McKinsey Global Institute, January 2012
“An economy that works: Job creation and America’s future,” McKinsey Global Institute, June, 2011
“Africa: The next growth market,” Harvard Business Review, May, 2011
“Five myths about interest rates,” Washington Post, January 21, 2011
“Farewell to cheap capital: The implications of long-term shifts in global investment and saving,” McKinsey Global Institute, December, 2010
||PhD in applied economics
||BA in economics