Urbanization

Understanding how the growth of cities is driving the most significant economic transformation in history.
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Reinvention or regrets? Hong Kong faces a fork in the road

– On the 20th anniversary of its return to Chinese sovereignty, the territory needs to move faster to position itself for the future.

NO ORDINARY DISRUPTION

Book Excerpt - McKinsey Global Institute

The four global forces breaking all the trends

– The world economy’s operating system is being rewritten. In this exclusive excerpt from the new book No Ordinary Disruption, its authors explain the trends reshaping the world and why leaders must adjust to a new reality.

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Video

Developing Africa for the next horizon of growth

– Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank, discusses the potential for agricultural industrialization, energy... inclusion, and infrastructure upgrade to drive prosperity growth.
Video - McKinsey Global Institute

What makes transportation smart?

– On-demand mobility, ridesharing, and electric vehicles are becoming commonplace. But does that mean transportation is smart? Three... experts respond.
Video - McKinsey Global Institute

How can the private and public sectors work together to create smart cities?

– Smart-city experts share examples of successful public–private partnerships from around the world.
Article

Thriving amid turbulence: Imagining the cities of the future

– Four major forces are shaping cities of the future. How can they thrive in the face of challenges and change?
Article

Fast transit: Why urban e-buses lead electric-vehicle growth

– Looking for the most successful electric-vehicle segment? Take the e-bus.
Discussion Paper - McKinsey Global Institute

Smart cities in Southeast Asia

– Smart solutions can help cities across the region manage the next stage of growth.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Smart cities: Digital solutions for a more livable future

– As cities get smarter, they are becoming more livable and more responsive—and today we are seeing only a preview of what... technology could eventually do in the urban environment.
Article - McKinsey Quarterly

Booming cities, unintended consequences

– Roadways clogged by commercial vehicles and intense competition for affordable housing are imposing costs on prosperous cities... and their most vulnerable residents.
Article

Infrastructure for the evolution of urban mobility

– Self-driving vehicles, ride-hailing services, and other technologies are transforming urban mobility. To capture the benefits... of the shift, cities will need sound infrastructure plans and investments.
Executive Briefing - McKinsey Global Institute

Housing affordability: A supply-side tool kit for cities

– Global housing stock has not expanded quickly enough to keep up with a surge in demand, but cities can focus on three supply-side... solutions to make progress.
Report

Urban commercial transport and the future of mobility

– Commercial traffic clogs city streets, contributes to pollution, and drives up the cost of doing business. But there are many... ways to do better.
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