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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

Digital India: Technology to transform a connected nation

– Indian consumers have strongly embraced digital technologies. Now India’s companies must follow suit.

Globalization in transition: The future of trade and value chains

– Global value chains are being reshaped by rising demand and new industry capabilities in the developing world as well as a wave of new technologies.

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FEATURED RESEARCH

‘Superstars’: The dynamics of firms, sectors, and cities leading the global economy

– Is there a superstar effect? McKinsey Global Institute research uncovers the dynamics of superstar firms, sectors, and cities in the global economy.

Outperformers: High-growth emerging economies and the companies that propel them

– Some emerging economies have grown much faster and more consistently than others. Underlying these success stories is a pro-growth policy agenda and the standout role of large companies.

Smart cities: Digital solutions for a more livable future

– As cities get smarter, they are becoming more livable and more responsive—and today we are seeing only a preview of what technology could eventually do in the urban environment.

OUR PEOPLE

Jacques Bughin

Senior Partner, Brussels

James Manyika

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

Jonathan Woetzel

MGI Director and Senior Partner, Shanghai

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Featured Media

Thomas L. Friedman and James Manyika: The world’s gone from flat, to fast, to deep

The New York Times columnist reflects on how technology is changing our world in a conversation with James Manyika.

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

Visualizing global debt

– See how the debt of 51 countries has evolved since 2000 in an interactive data visualization.
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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.

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 - Project Syndicate

The emerging world’s high achievers

– The most successful emerging-economy companies, which tend to be export-oriented, not only boost growth, but also help to spur... progress in the business environment, write Anu Madgavkar and Jeongmin Seong in Project Syndicate.
Article - Harvard Business Review

The best performing emerging economies emphasize competition

– The best emerging-market firms are more competitive than firms in advanced economies including the United States and the United... Kingdom, write Jonathan Woetzel, Anu Madgavkar and James Manyika in Harvard Business Review.

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