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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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.

How work will change in the next economy

– Tim O’Reilly talks to McKinsey’s James Manyika about the interplay between technology, the economy, and the future of work.

The power of parity: Advancing women’s equality in the United Kingdom

– Bridging the gender gap in the United Kingdom could increase GDP by billions of pounds over the next decade and add 840,000 female... employees to the workforce.

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.

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.

The power of parity: Advancing women's equality in the United States

– Every state and city in the United States has the opportunity to further gender parity, which could add $4.3 trillion to the country’s... economy in 2025.

The new global competition for corporate profits

– A new McKinsey Global Institute report finds that a 30-year period of unprecedented corporate-profit growth could be drawing to... a close. Competition is intensifying as emerging-market companies go global and technology and technology-enabled firms make rapid moves into new sectors.

Connecting talent with opportunity in the digital age

– Online talent platforms are increasingly connecting people to the right work opportunities. By 2025 they could add $2.7 trillion... to global GDP, and begin to ameliorate many of the persistent problems in the world’s labor markets.

Can long-term global growth be saved?

– Without action, global economic growth will almost halve in the next 50 years. A new McKinsey Global Institute report offers a... solution: a dramatic improvement in productivity.

Creating a global framework for immigration

– Our best chance for future prosperity is taking a globally integrated approach to immigration, says international economist and... author Dambisa Moyo.

Designing policies that support growth

– Implementing policies that work together to enable growth is our best opportunity to sustain rising global prosperity, says Catherine... Mann, chief economist of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.