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A new look at how national economies work

McKinsey Global Institute looked at the value generated by eight kinds of companies. Worldwide, the patterns are quite different. One example: “Makers” are by far the biggest value creators in Germany, Japan, and South Korea. The United States gets more balanced contributions from the corporate sector, including a big push from Technologists.

The share of total revenue of each archetype differs as viewed by country.
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To read the discussion paper, see “A new look at how corporations impact the economy and households,” May 31, 2021.