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A tale of two Mexicos: Growth and prosperity in a two-speed economy

March 2014—The country has a two-speed economy: fast growing for large, modern companies, sluggish for small ones. Without serious productivity gains, economic growth and living standards will continue to lag.

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Tilting the global balance: An interview with the CEO of Solvay

October 2013—The Belgian company is reshaping its portfolio to focus harder on fast-growing markets.more

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Developing winning products for emerging markets

May 2013—To master the extremes of a fast-changing competitive landscape, challenge your company’s assumptions about designing, developing, and manufacturing  products for these regions.more

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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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From oxcart to Wal-Mart: Four keys to reaching emerging-market consumers

October 2012—To get products to customers in emerging markets, global manufacturers need strategies for navigating both the traditional and the modern retail landscapes.more

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Building brands in emerging markets

September 2012—Companies that harness word-of-mouth effects, emphasize in-store execution, and get their brands onto shoppers’ short lists for initial consideration are more likely to capture the loyalty of emerging-market consumers.more

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The archipelago economy: Unleashing Indonesia's potential

September 2012—Indonesia's fast-growing economy could become the world's 7th largest by 2030, up from 16th today, but only if it can further boost productivity to meet growth targets.more

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Global cities of the future: An interactive map

June 2012—Explore the cities and emerging urban clusters that will drive dramatic growth and demographic changes over the next generation.more

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Transforming a fixed-line incumbent: An interview with Telekom Malaysia’s CTIO

June 2012—Giorgio Migliarina, the chief technology and innovation officer of Telekom Malaysia, took on one of the toughest challenges in his sector: to turn a fixed-line incumbent into a lean, competitive machine—and to do it quickly. more

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