Americas

Report - McKinsey Global Institute

Making it in America: Revitalizing US manufacturing

– The erosion of US manufacturing isn’t a foregone conclusion. The decade ahead—with increased demand, new technology, and value chain optimization—will give the sector a chance to turn around.

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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Article

How US state governments can improve customer service

– A McKinsey Center for Government survey finds that Americans are often dissatisfied with state services—and identifies significant... opportunities for improvement.
Article

Improving infrastructure outcomes through better capital allocation

– In an age of fiscal uncertainty, US cities and states must optimize capital allocation to improve infrastructure planning.
Article

What US consumers think of shared mobility

– As ride hailing and ride sharing grow more common, a new survey offers insights into shifting attitudes and behavior.
Article

The US truckload industry seeks a road to the future

– Could digital technologies deliver the benefits of scale that have so far eluded the industry?
Report

Women in law firms

– Law firms have many of the right policies and programs in place to improve gender diversity, but more can be done to translate... stated commitments into measurable outcomes.
Report

What drives student performance in Latin America?

– Our analysis of OECD PISA results from the region offers five findings on student mindsets, teaching practices, technology, instructional... hours, and early childhood education.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

The new dynamics of financial globalization

– Cross-border capital flows have fallen 65 percent since the financial crisis as global banks retrenched, but a more stable form... of financial globalization is emerging.
Commentary - McKinsey Global Institute

Do American workers feel they can ‘make it’?

– Whether people in the United States believe they can thrive economically in a digitally disrupted world depends strongly on the... amount of education they’ve attained, according to a new survey.
Report - McKinsey Global Institute

New insights into the slowdown in US productivity growth

– Can the productivity puzzle be solved? Fresh analysis examines the issue and highlights opportunities for companies and policy... makers to act on.
Interview

Using data to improve customer experience in passport services

– The head of operations for the US State Department’s Passport Services Directorate discusses how her team finds creative... ways to use sometimes-imperfect customer data to improve the passport-application experience.
Book Excerpt

Agility in US national security

– Even the world’s largest bureaucracy can learn to dance. This excerpt from a new book published by Aspen Strategy Group... suggests how.