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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.

Solving the productivity puzzle

– New research uncovers how three waves collided to create historically low productivity growth but finds the potential for it to recover to 2 percent or more.

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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.
Podcast - McKinsey Global Institute

What will automation mean for wages and income inequality?

– In this podcast, we examine how technology has affected employment and incomes in manufacturing and other sectors and whether... automation could widen the gap between high- and low-income jobs.
Podcast - McKinsey Global Institute

How do we create meaningful work in an age of automation?

– New workplace trends such as automation, AI, and the gig economy are generating a need for policies that create jobs and work... that is more fulfilling.
Podcast - McKinsey Global Institute

What can history teach us about technology and jobs?

– We can learn from past shifts in employment to improve the future of work.
Podcast - McKinsey Global Institute

How will automation affect economies around the world?

– All countries will feel the impact of automation, but at different speeds and in different ways. In this podcast, McKinsey... Global Institute looks at its likely impact in China, Europe, and India.
Article - McKinsey Global Institute

Retraining and reskilling workers in the age of automation

– Executives increasingly see investing in retraining and “upskilling” existing workers as an urgent business priority... that companies, not governments, must lead on.
Executive Briefing - McKinsey Global Institute

Europe’s economy: Three pathways to rebuilding trust and sustaining momentum

– Europe has an opportunity to ensure that growth and well-being continue in the long term, and to strengthen trust in its institutions.
Podcast - McKinsey Global Institute

What is the future of work?

– A new podcast series from the McKinsey Global Institute explores how technologies like automation, robotics, and artificial intelligence... are shaping how we work, where we work, and the skills we need to work.
Executive Briefing - McKinsey Global Institute

Bridging infrastructure gaps: Has the world made progress?

– Despite increased spending and pockets of progress, infrastructure investment gaps remain.
Video - McKinsey Global Institute

Creating meaningful work and driving business success amid technological disruption

– What sort of workplace should we expect in future? And how can we shape it to produce more satisfying jobs and more healthy and... successful companies?
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.

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