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The future of work in America: People and places, today and tomorrow

– The health of local economies today will affect their ability to adapt and thrive in the automation age.

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Inequality: A persisting challenge and its implications

– While the wealth gap has narrowed globally, inequality within advanced economies has increased since the 1980s.

Independent work: Choice, necessity, and the gig economy

– The McKinsey Global Institute examines all the ways people are earning income, as well as the challenges independent work presents.

The power of parity: Advancing gender equality in the Dutch labor market

– Bridging the gender gap in the Dutch labor market brings significant opportunities both for individuals and the wider economy.

Harnessing automation for a future that works

– Automation is happening, and it will bring substantial benefits to businesses and economies worldwide, but it won’t arrive... overnight. A new McKinsey Global Institute report finds realizing automation’s full potential requires people and technology to work hand in hand.

Making it in America: Revitalizing US manufacturing

– The erosion of US manufacturing isn’t a foregone conclusion. The decade ahead—with increased demand, new technology,... and value chain optimization—will give the sector a chance to turn around.

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.

The future of women at work in the United Kingdom

– Millions of women in the United Kingdom may need to transition between occupations and into higher-skilled jobs due to automation... but those transitions could be challenging.

Thomas L. Friedman: Lifting people back into the middle class

– James Manyika and the New York Times foreign affairs columnist discuss what it will take to restore high-wage jobs in... the face of technological disruption.

Thomas L. Friedman: Why I’m optimistic

– There’s reason to be hopeful about our future. The New York Times columnist explains why in a conversation with... James Manyika.

Thomas L. Friedman: Why simple fixes don’t work anymore

– One-word answers are not enough in today’s complex world, when people have differing priorities as citizens, consumers,... and workers.

Globalization, robots, and universal basic income: Jason Furman on the future of work

– President Obama’s top economic adviser explains which policies could help workers succeed in an era of globalization and... automation.
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