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Globalization in transition: The future of trade and value chains

– Global value chains are being reshaped by rising demand and new industry capabilities in the developing world as well as a wave of new technologies.
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The road to seamless urban mobility

– Will the coming mobility revolution make urban traffic better, or worse?
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Blockchain’s Occam problem

– Blockchain has yet to become the game-changer some expected. A key to finding the value is to apply the technology only when it... is the simplest solution available.
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Are we long—or short—on talent?

– By looking at their supply of skills and talent in a new light today, organizations can take actions that better prepare their... companies for tomorrow’s challenges.

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Tapping into the business value of design

– Design, whether it’s of products or experiences, is not only about aesthetics but also about specific actions taken to boost... revenues and customer engagement.
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Learning from digital threats

– Incumbent companies are finding they have strong hands to play as competition intensifies.
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Five Fifty: Agility at the top

– Want a more agile company? Become a more agile leader.
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Building a tech-enabled ecosystem: An interview with Ping An’s Jessica Tan

– A culture of innovation and failing fast drives the Chinese financial conglomerate’s expansion beyond traditional sector... boundaries and its early adoption of emerging technologies.

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China and the world: Inside a changing economic relationship

– As technology, capital, and flows of trade between China and the world have shifted, China's exposure to other countries has declined,... while the world's exposure to China has increased
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Applying artificial intelligence for social good

– AI is not a silver bullet, but it could help tackle some of the world’s most challenging social problems.
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‘Superstars’: The dynamics of firms, sectors, and cities leading the global economy

– Is there a superstar effect? McKinsey Global Institute research uncovers the dynamics of superstar firms, sectors, and cities... in the global economy.
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The promise and challenge of the age of artificial intelligence

– AI promises considerable economic benefits, even as it disrupts the world of work. These three priorities will help achieve... good outcomes.

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