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Infrastructure productivity
report | McKinsey Global Institute

Infrastructure productivity: How to save $1 trillion a year

January 2013—Just keeping pace with projected global GDP growth will require an estimated $57 trillion in infrastructure investment between now and 2030. Practical steps can reduce infrastructure spending by 40 percent—an annual saving of $1 trillion—by boosting productivity. more

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Rethinking infrastructure: An investor's view

March 2013—Mark Wiseman, president and CEO of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, explains how his fund assesses investments in infrastructure projects and how governments can compete more successfully for investment capital by reducing risk for investors.more

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Rethinking infrastructure: A philanthropist’s view

February 2013—Judith Rodin, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, describes innovations to develop infrastructure projects holistically and explores the challenges posed by Asia’s urbanization boom.more

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The economics underlying airline competition

December 2013—Budget carriers face difficult odds moving into the most profitable sector of the airline industry.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 to make a city great

September 2013—By 2030, 60 percent of the world’s population will live in cities. That could mean great things for economic growth—if the cities handle their expansion wisely. Here’s how.more

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A cost curve to improve road safety

September 2013—By more fully evaluating available countermeasures, stakeholders can focus on the most effective ones.more

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The trouble with travel distribution

February 2012—It’s among the biggest e-commerce markets, and maybe its most turbulent. To compete, players must define their place in travel’s next wave.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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“Flying people, not planes”: The CEO of Bombardier on building a world-class culture

March 2011—Pierre Beaudoin explains how a company driven by engineering goals learned to focus on customer expectations, teamwork, and continuous improvement.more

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