Poorer than their parents? A new perspective on income inequality
The real incomes of about two-thirds of households in 25 advanced economies were flat or fell between 2005 and 2014. Without action, this phenomenon could have corrosive economic and social...
Digital Europe: Realizing the continent’s potential
Europe is operating below its digital potential. Accelerating digitization could add trillions of euros to economic growth in less than a decade.
Capturing China’s $5 trillion productivity opportunity
It won’t be easy, but shifting to a productivity-led economy from one focused on investment could add trillions of dollars to the country’s growth by 2030.
Bridging global infrastructure gaps
Global infrastructure systems are straining to meet demand, and the spending trajectory will lead to worsening gaps. But there are solutions to unlock financing and make the sector more productive.
Can Latin America reignite growth by connecting with consumers?
The region needs to build a more diversified and sustainable economic base, focusing on consumers as the pivotal driver of growth both globally and at home.
Realizing gender equality’s $12 trillion economic opportunity
Investing in access to essential services and reducing the gap in labor-force participation rates could significantly expand the global economy by 2025.
How social tools can reshape the organization
Not all social technologies bring equal benefits. In a new survey, respondents say the most valuable tools make it easier for employees to collaborate—and could even transform the way organizations...
Why investors may need to lower their sights
The forces that have driven exceptional investment returns over the past 30 years are weakening, and even reversing. It may be time for investors to lower their expectations.
Urban world: The global consumers to watch
Dramatic demographic shifts are transforming the world’s consumer landscape. Our new research finds just three groups of consumers are set to generate half of global urban consumption growth from...
The power of parity: Advancing women's equality in the United States
Digital globalization: The new era of global flows
Soaring flows of data and information now generate more economic value than the global goods trade.
Globalization for the little guy
Digitization has opened the door for emerging economies, small businesses, and individuals to participate directly in globalization.
Digital America: A tale of the haves and have-mores
While the most advanced sectors, companies, and individuals push the boundaries of technology use, the US economy as a whole is realizing only 18 percent of its digital potential.
Moving Saudi Arabia’s economy beyond oil
Saudi Arabia must realize the potential of its non-oil economy through a productivity-led transformation.
How advancing women’s equality can add $12 trillion to global growth
A new McKinsey Global Institute report finds that $12 trillion could be added to global GDP by 2025 by advancing women’s equality.