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What’s ahead for work, consumer behavior, and productivity post-COVID-19

The past week’s meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have included much discussion of postpandemic economic growth and resilience. Plug in to some of the most important conversations with a trilogy of recent reports from the McKinsey Global Institute, which dive deep on:

  • How the pandemic will affect labor demand, the mix of occupations, and workforce skills
  • What will happen with consumer behavior and spending when COVID-19 is under control
  • The potential for a broad economic recovery led by enhanced productivity and innovation

The future of work after COVID-19

The consumer demand recovery and lasting effects of COVID-19

Will productivity and growth return after the COVID-19 crisis?