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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.

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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

A new look at the declining labor share of income in the United States

– Globalization, technology, and other often-cited factors may not be the main causes.

‘Tech for Good’: Using technology to smooth disruption and improve well-being

– Focusing on innovation, skills, and labor fluidity will be keys to good social outcomes of technology adoption.

Discussion papers and briefings

FEATURED RESEARCH

Digital identification: A key to inclusive growth

– New research by the McKinsey Global Institute shows how good digital ID is a new frontier in value creation for individuals and institutions around the world.

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.

Digital India: Technology to transform a connected nation

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

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.
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 - 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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