Globalization for the little guy
Digitization has opened the door for emerging economies, small businesses, and individuals to participate directly in globalization.
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.
The new global competition for corporate profits
Executives should brace themselves: a new McKinsey Global Institute report finds that a 30-year period of unprecedented corporate-profit growth is drawing to a close.
South Africa’s bold priorities for inclusive growth
Sluggish growth has left many pessimistic about the country’s economic outlook, but five actions could add 1.1 percent ($87 billion) to annual GDP and create millions of jobs by 2030.
The Internet of Things: Five critical questions
How do industry experts view the development of the Internet of Things, and what would they change?
Unlocking the potential of the Internet of Things
If policy makers and businesses get it right, linking the physical and digital worlds could generate up to $11.1 trillion a year in economic value by 2025.
A window of opportunity for Europe
The region could achieve economic growth of 2 to 3 percent annually by undertaking supply-side reforms and boosting investment and job-creation efforts.
How do you govern a disrupted world?
Seismic economic shifts are placing new demands on governments globally.
How a private-sector transformation could revive Japan
A new McKinsey Global Institute report details how a private-sector productivity initiative could create new growth opportunities for individual companies and launch a “fourth arrow” of reform for...
Debt and (not much) deleveraging
A new McKinsey Global Institute report finds global debt has grown by $57 trillion since 2007, posing new risks to financial stability and global economic growth.
Can long-term global growth be saved?
Without action, global economic growth will almost halve in the next 50 years. A new McKinsey Global Institute report offers a solution: a dramatic improvement in productivity.