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Anu Madgavkar

Anu Madgavkar

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Anu Madgavkar is a partner at the McKinsey Global Institute.

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  1. Cracking the Job Code
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    Cracking the Job Code

    Aug 22, 2022 Christopher Pissarides & Anu Madgavkar present new research suggesting that many employers should revise their hiring and retention strategies.

  2. The Promise of Open Financial Data
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    The Promise of Open Financial Data

    Aug 24, 2021 Olivia White & Anu Madgavkar show how digital information-sharing can benefit financial institutions, customers, and the global economy.

  3. The Stickiness of Pandemic-Driven Economic Behavior
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    The Stickiness of Pandemic-Driven Economic Behavior

    Jul 8, 2021 Anu Madgavkar & Jaana Remes highlight the potential productivity gains arising from post-COVID consumer, business, and policy trends.

  4. How to Spend $12 Trillion
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    How to Spend $12 Trillion

    Mar 17, 2021 Olivia White & Anu Madgavkar show why digital financial infrastructure is key to the effectiveness of government pandemic-support programs.

  5. Where Women Stand
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    Where Women Stand

    Apr 7, 2020 Laura Tyson & Anu Madgavkar reflect on the progress made toward economic gender parity, and the many hurdles that remain.

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    The Key to Unlocking Africa’s Economic Potential

    Landry Signé explains why fostering trade integration and regional value chains is essential for the continent to prosper.
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    Geopolitical Davids and Goliaths

    Harold James considers lessons from smaller countries about how to wield power and influence in the twenty-first century.
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    Preparing for the Next Global Catastrophe

    José Manuel Barroso explains why global leaders must focus on creating equitable response mechanisms ahead of the next crisis.
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    Italy’s Next Government Must Tackle Climate Security

    Luca Bergamaschi shows why the country’s politicians can no longer afford to ignore a major threat to national security.
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    Europe and the New Non-Alignment

    Laurence Tubiana

    Despite the massive civilian suffering in Ukraine, many countries have been wary of taking sides, owing both to a perception of European double standards and to Russia’s leverage over energy and commodity prices. But while new geopolitical dynamics have complicated climate advocacy, they certainly haven't derailed it.

    sees both challenges and opportunities for climate policy in an era of geopolitical fragmentation.
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    The Sting of Climate Risk Is in the Tails

    Mark Cliffe thinks conventional models have overemphasized the long term at the expense of more immediate threats.
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    Should Humanities Professors Be Automated?

    Nicholas Agar considers the implications of recent successes with AI-generated academic research and writing.
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    Should Energy Companies’ Windfall Profits Be Taxed?

    Imposing a one-off tax on energy companies’ extraordinary profits might seem like a no-brainer at a time of soaring inflation, but the idea has more than a few detractors. As policymakers in a growing number of economies move ahead, we asked PS commentators whether they are right to do so.

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    The Global Necessity of American Democracy

    Javier Solana shows why the political health of the United States has become a matter of global concern.

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