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MGI’s mission is to help leaders in the commercial, public, and social sectors develop a deeper understanding of the evolution of the global economy and to provide a fact base that contributes to decision making on critical management and policy issues.

Global migration’s impact and opportunity

– Migration has become a flashpoint for debate in many countries. But McKinsey Global Institute research finds that it generates significant economic benefits—and more effective integration of immigrants could increase those benefits.

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New priorities for the European Union at 60

– As the EU faces an inflection point, its response to three global forces will shape the path forward.
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Reinventing construction through a productivity revolution

– To transform the sector, action is needed in seven areas or through broader adoption of mass-production approaches.
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How technology is reshaping supply and demand for natural resources

– The ways we consume energy and produce commodities are changing. This transformation could benefit the global economy, but resource... producers will have to adapt to stay competitive.
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Where companies with a long-term view outperform their peers

– Our new Corporate Horizon Index provides systematic evidence that a long-term approach can lead to superior performance for revenue... and earnings, investment, market capitalization, and job creation.
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Harnessing automation for a future that works

– Automation is happening, and it will bring substantial benefits to businesses and economies worldwide, but it won’t arrive... overnight. A new McKinsey Global Institute report finds realizing automation’s full potential requires people and technology to work hand in hand.
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Here’s how to get the US economy to grow 3.5 percent or more

– The new administration can make a fresh start.
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The age of analytics: Competing in a data-driven world

– Big data’s potential just keeps growing. Taking full advantage means companies must incorporate analytics into their strategic... vision and use it to make better, faster decisions.
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Technology, jobs, and the future of work

– Automation, digital platforms, and other innovations are changing the fundamental nature of work. Understanding these shifts can... help policy makers, business leaders, and workers move forward, writes James Manyika in a briefing note prepared for the Fortune + Time Global Forum in Vatican City.
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Can the US economy return to dynamic and inclusive growth?

– Slower economic growth in the United States has wrought a vicious cycle that has hobbled many American households. Targeted investment... and policy action could turn it around.
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Closing California’s housing gap

– The McKinsey Global Institute provides a tool kit for fixing a chronic housing shortage in the world’s sixth biggest economy.
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Urban world: What’s next?

– The McKinsey Global Institute’s updated Urban World app offers a look at how demographic shifts will affect the growth of... cities through 2025.

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