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How advancing women’s equality can add $12 trillion to global growth

– A new McKinsey Global Institute report finds that $12 trillion could be added to global GDP by 2025 by advancing women’s... equality. The public, private, and social sectors will need to act to close gender gaps in work and society.

Unlocking the potential of the Internet of Things

– If policy makers and businesses get it right, linking the physical and digital worlds could generate up to $11.1 trillion a year... in economic value by 2025.


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Middleweight cities to animate global growth

– We are currently living through the biggest mass migration from countryside to cities in human history. The global population... of cities is growing by 65m people annually—that’s the equivalent of 7 Chicagos a year, every year. Between now and 2025, we calculate that 440 cities in developing countries will generate nearly half of global GDP growth writes Richard Dobbs, James Manyika and Jonathan Woetzel in Financial times.
Article - Project Syndicate

A growth strategy for Europe

– Low oil prices, a more competitive euro exchange rate, and the European Central Bank’s judicious use of its full suite of... monetary-stabilization policies—not to mention the fact that the threat of Grexit has been averted, at least for now—provide a favorable backdrop for such ambitious reforms. Even the political environment may not be as inauspicious as is often believed: Despite the worrying rise of anti-European sentiment in many countries—especially those hit hardest by the crisis—there is a palpable yearning among Europeans to break out of the continent’s debilitating economic (and political) rut, write Hans-Helmut Kotz, Eric Labaye and Sven Smit in Project Syndicate.

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