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Understanding the evolution of the global economy

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.

LATEST RESEARCH

Lives and livelihoods: Assessing the near-term impact of COVID-19 on US workers

– Up to one-third of US jobs may be vulnerable—and more than 80 percent are held by low-income workers.

Safeguarding our lives and our livelihoods: The imperative of our time

– We must solve for the virus and the economy. It starts with battling the virus.

The social contract in the 21st century

– Economic outcomes and the relationship between individuals and institutions have shifted for workers, consumers, and savers in advanced economies.

Discussion papers and briefings

FEATURED RESEARCH

China and the world: Inside the dynamics of a changing relationship

– The relationship between China and the rest of the world is changing, and a great deal of value could be at stake depending on whether there is more or less engagement. Businesses will need to adjust to the uncertainty ahead.

The future of women at work: Transitions in the age of automation

– Concerted and creative new solutions are needed to enable women to seize new opportunities in the automation age; without them, women may fall further behind in the world of work.

Latin America’s missing middle of midsize firms and middle-class spending power

– Digital could help the region reboot inclusive growth and regain lost ground.

OUR PEOPLE

James Manyika

Chairman and Director, McKinsey Global Institute, and Senior Partner, San Francisco

Sven Smit

Chairman and Director, McKinsey Global Institute, and Senior Partner, Amsterdam

Jonathan Woetzel

MGI Director and Senior Partner, Shanghai

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Featured Media

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Livestream from Davos: Climate risk and response

At the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, leaders from the insurance and risk industries will discuss the economics of physical climate risk and how to better measure and manage its impacts.

The New World of Work Podcast

The McKinsey Global Institute explores how technologies like automation and artificial intelligence are shaping how we work, where we work, and the skills and education we need to work.

Our Data

Interactive - McKinsey Global Institute

America’s future of work

– As intelligent machines enter the workplace, some occupations are shrinking. At the same time, the economy is generating new jobs—although... they may be different occupations in different locations. What does the future of work hold for places and people across the United States?
Interactive - McKinsey Global Institute

Visualizing global debt

– See how the debt of 51 countries has evolved since 2000 in an interactive data visualization.
Interactive - McKinsey Global Institute

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.

MGI IN THE NEWS

Reports issued by the McKinsey Global Institute are often cited in international media, and MGI authors frequently contribute to leading business publications.
Article - Financial Times

Anger over tariffs obscures a shift in patterns of global trade

– Over the past decade, globalisation has undergone little-noticed but profound structural shifts that are tilting the playing field... in favour of advanced economies, write Susan Lund and James Manyika in Financial Times.
Article - Fortune

The questions companies should ask themselves to prepare for a new era of business

– While addressing its challenges, large, leading, and market-shaping global companies, and those that aspire to be, will need to... chart a course that delivers sustainable and inclusive growth, write James Manyika and Lareina Yee in Fortune.

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