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Realizing the potential of Africa’s economies

– Africa’s economic fundamentals remain strong, but governments and companies will need to work even harder to keep the region’s economies moving forward.

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Miles to go: Stepping up progress toward gender equality

– A year after the UN General Assembly vowed to achieve gender equality as part of the Sustainable Development Goals, we look at... what steps need to be taken
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Overcoming global turbulence to reawaken economic growth

– The era of easy economic growth has ended, but policy makers and business leaders can target three areas to increase prosperity... in a politically and socially volatile world.
Podcast - McKinsey Global Institute

Meeting China’s productivity challenge

– The country’s investment model for growth is losing steam. Shifting to a productivity-led model could add more than $5 trillion... to its economy—if China can make the transition.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

India’s ascent: Five opportunities for growth and transformation

– The country could create sustainable economic conditions in five ways, such as promoting acceptable living standards, improving... the urban infrastructure, and unlocking the potential of women.
Interview - McKinsey Global Institute

Inside the mind of a venture capitalist

– Draper Fisher Jurvetson partner Steve Jurvetson reveals what he looks for in entrepreneurs and explains how large companies can... respond to disruption.
Podcast - McKinsey Global Institute

Income inequality: Why so many households are not advancing

– Incomes from wages and capital were flat or fell for two-thirds of households in 25 advanced economies between 2005 and 2014—an... explosive increase from less than 2 percent in the previous decade.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Capturing China’s $5 trillion productivity opportunity

– It won’t be easy, but shifting to a productivity-led economy from one focused on investment could add trillions of dollars... to the country’s growth by 2030.
Article - McKinsey Global Institute

Can Latin America reignite growth by connecting with consumers?

– The region needs to build a more diversified and sustainable economic base, focusing on consumers as the pivotal driver of growth... both globally and at home.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Bridging global infrastructure gaps

– Global infrastructure systems are straining to meet demand, and the spending trajectory will lead to worsening gaps. But there... are solutions to unlock financing and make the sector more productive.
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How social tools can reshape the organization

– Not all social technologies bring equal benefits. In a new survey, respondents say the most valuable tools make it easier for... employees to collaborate—and could even transform the way organizations work.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Realizing gender equality’s $12 trillion economic opportunity

– Investing in access to essential services and reducing the gap in labor-force participation rates could significantly expand the... global economy by 2025.

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