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MGI’s mission is to help leaders in the commercial, public, and social sectors develop a deeper understanding of the evolution of the global economy and to provide a fact base that contributes to decision making on critical management and policy issues.

Notes from the AI frontier: Applications and value of deep learning

– An analysis of more than 400 use cases across 19 industries and nine business functions highlights the broad use and significant economic potential of advanced AI techniques.

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Skill shift: Automation and the future of the workforce

– Demand for technological, social and emotional, and higher cognitive skills will rise by 2030. How will workers and organizations... adapt?
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How can we make labor shifts work for people?

– Technological shifts have fundamentally changed labor markets. What governments and companies do to manage those shifts will be... crucial in allowing workers to thrive.
Executive Briefing - McKinsey Global Institute

Europe’s refugees: Refocusing on integration

– With the flow of new arrivals slowing, Europe needs to shift its focus to helping those who will stay build new lives and begin... making productive contributions.
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Deep learning’s origins and pioneers

– The concept of deep learning has been around since the 1950s. Take a brief look at how it evolved from concept to actuality and... the key people who made it happen.
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How can business leaders, policy makers, and individuals prepare today for the jobs of tomorrow?

– Zoë Baird and Tim O’Reilly share their perspectives on the disruptive impact that automation and artificial intelligence... will have on society, and their advice for what we need to do today to smooth the transition.
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The power of parity: Advancing women’s equality in Asia Pacific

– Advancing women’s equality in the countries of Asia Pacific could add $4.5 trillion to their collective annual GDP in 2025,... a 12 percent increase over the business-as-usual trajectory.
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Visualizing the uses and potential impact of AI and other analytics

– This interactive data visualization shows the potential value created by artificial intelligence and other analytics techniques... for 19 industries and nine business functions.
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Retraining and reskilling to ease the strain of automation

– Economist Michael Spence talks about the role the public and private sectors need to play in helping people prepare for changes... in the workforce.
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How artificial intelligence and data add value to businesses

– Artificial intelligence will transform many companies and create completely new types of businesses. The cofounder of Coursera,... AI Fund, and Landing.AI shares how businesses can benefit.
Podcast - McKinsey Global Institute

How will automation affect jobs, skills, and wages?

– As the nature of work changes with automation, millions of people may need to switch occupations and acquire new skills.
Executive Briefing - McKinsey Global Institute

Preparing Brazil for the future of work: Jobs, technology, and skills

– Automation is coming, disrupting the world of work at unprecedented speed and scale. Here’s how the largest economy in Latin... America can face the challenge.

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