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NEWS: The McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) has been named the number one private-sector think tank in the world in the 2016 Global Go to Think Tank Index Report published on January 26, 2017 by the Think Tank and Civil Society Program at the Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania. This is the second year in a row that MGI has been awarded this top spot in the global ranking.

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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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FEATURED RESEARCH

Reinventing construction through a productivity revolution

– To transform the sector, action is needed in seven areas or through broader adoption of mass-production approaches.

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.

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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Automation potential and wages for US jobs

In this data visualization McKinsey analyzes the detailed work activities for 750+ occupations in the US to estimate the percentage... of time that could be automated by adapting currently demonstrated technology.

How gender-equal is your country?

MGI examines gender equality across 15 indicators and 95 countries in this data visualization.

MGI IN THE NEWS

Reports issued by the McKinsey Global Institute are often cited in international media, and MGI authors frequently contribute to leading business publications.
Article - Brookings

Reforming the African Union: The vital challenge of implementation

– The McKinsey Global Institute finds a huge economic and business opportunity within Africa, but one that can only be fully mined... if the continent’s current fragmentation is overcome and its institutions work to improve their governance and performance, writes Acha Leke in Brookings Africa in Focus.
Article - Harvard Business Review

We can't undo globalization, but we can improve it

– While the impulse to erect trade barriers is understandable, it is not the way to create lasting growth and shared prosperity,... write Gary Pinkus, James Manyika and Sree Ramaswamy in Harvard Business Review.

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