The economy of tomorrow: From bustling cities to America’s heartland

Persistent inflation is taking a toll on US households—and on sentiment. McKinsey’s latest American Economic Opportunity survey, by senior partners André Dua and Kweilin Ellingrud, indicates that many feel economic conditions are likely to become worse as the war in Ukraine continues to tighten supply chains and a strong job market starts showing signs of deceleration. On top of stifling economic conditions, states and cities across the US face unique challenges and opportunities when it comes to their regional economies and workforces. Explore these insights to understand these nuances and what it will take to pave the way for economic recovery—in New York, Georgia, Mississippi, and beyond.

New York City Metro Area workforce: Challenges and opportunities for growth

Investing in Georgia today for the economy of tomorrow

Expanding the economic pie in the Peach State

The Garden State in bloom: Cultivating New Jersey's workforce of tomorrow

Addressing unequal opportunity in an American city

Rural rising: Economic development strategies for America’s heartland

Houston as the epicenter of a global clean-hydrogen hub

Are states ready to close the US digital divide?

Inflation-weary Americans are increasingly pessimistic about the economy

Growing and sustaining prosperity for small-town Americans

How cities can adapt to climate change

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