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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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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.
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The brightening mood of European business—and what it means for investment

– Executives are increasingly optimistic about the region’s business outlook, but new survey results suggest more work is... needed to instill confidence and stability. A few measures could help.
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What’s now and next in analytics, AI, and automation

– Innovations in digitization, analytics, artificial intelligence, and automation are creating performance and productivity opportunities... for business and the economy, even as they reshape employment and the future of work.
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Artificial intelligence: Implications for China

– The country is becoming a hub for global AI development. Five priorities can help China harness AI for productivity growth and... prepare for the societal shifts it may unleash.
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China’s role in the next phase of globalization

– The country could exert leadership in seeking to preserve globalization’s benefits while addressing its downsides.
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How to counter three threats to growth in Latin America

– The region needs to remove obstacles to competitiveness, pursue digitization, raise skills, and improve economic fundamentals.
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New insights into the slowdown in US productivity growth

– Can the productivity puzzle be solved? Fresh analysis examines the issue and highlights opportunities for companies and policy... makers to act on.
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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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