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McKinsey Global Institute
Productivity & Prosperity
Empty spaces and hybrid places: The pandemic’s lasting impact on real estate
July 13, 2023
Real estate in the world’s superstar cities has not kept up with shifts in behavior caused by the pandemic. The cities’ vibrancy is at risk, and they will have to adapt.
Asia on the cusp of a new era
The future of wealth and growth hangs in the balance
Reimagining economic growth in Africa: Turning diversity into opportunity
Rekindling US productivity for a new era
Generative AI and the future of work in America
July 26, 2023
Which jobs will be in demand? Which ones are shrinking? And which ones could be hardest to fill?
What could a new era mean for Latin America?
July 20, 2023
Current global challenges could usher in a new era. What might this mean for Latin American economies?
Performance through people: Transforming human capital into competitive advantage
February 2, 2023
A dual focus on developing people and managing them well gives a select group of companies a long-term performance edge.
The complication of concentration in global trade
January 12, 2023
Concentration in the origins of traded products is widespread, prompting questions about whether to diversify or decouple.
Global flows: The ties that bind in an interconnected world
November 15, 2022
Economic and political turbulence have prompted speculation that the world is already deglobalizing. But the evidence suggests...
Securing Europe’s competitiveness: Addressing its technology gap
September 22, 2022
Even amid war in Europe and the energy and cost of living crisis that has resulted, the region needs to pay attention to its...
A new look at how corporations impact the economy and households
May 31, 2021
We map the different ways in which the economic value that large companies create flows to households in OECD economies and examine...
The consumer demand recovery and lasting effects of COVID-19
March 17, 2021
The pandemic led to an unprecedented consumption shock across countries that upended long-standing consumer habits. But what...
Getting tangible about intangibles: The future of growth and productivity?
June 16, 2021
Companies that master the deployment of intangibles investment will be well positioned to outperform their peers.
India’s turning point: An economic agenda to spur growth and jobs
August 26, 2020
A clarion call is sounding for India to put growth on a sustainably faster track and meet the aspirations of its growing workforce....
The social contract in the 21st century
February 5, 2020
Economic outcomes and the relationship between individuals and institutions have shifted for workers, consumers, and savers in...