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MGI Essay Prize: Crowdsourcing ideas for revitalizing growth in Europe

– After receiving several hundred essay submissions on how to pump life into Europe’s economy, the judges awarded prizes in a McKinsey Global Institute contest.

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Independent work: Choice, necessity, and the gig economy

– The McKinsey Global Institute examines all the ways people are earning income, as well as the challenges independent work presents.

How digital finance could boost growth in emerging economies

– Delivering financial services by mobile phone could benefit billions of people by spurring inclusive growth that adds $3.7 trillion to the GDP of emerging economies within a decade.


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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.


Reports issued by the McKinsey Global Institute are often cited in international media, and MGI authors frequently contribute to leading business publications.
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Emerging demographics are the new emerging markets

– Three key groups of urban consumers with numbers and purchasing power are the ones to shape the consumer landscape over the next... 15 years, write Richard Dobbs, Jaana Remes and Jonathan Woetzel in Harvard Business Review.
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These are the jobs least likely to go to robots

– Changes in the workplace brought about by automation will be more nuanced than simple choice between human and robot, write James... Manyika, Michael Chui, and Mehdi Miremadi in Fortune.

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