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Jacques Bughin

Jacques Bughin

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Jacques Bughin is a director of the McKinsey Global Institute and a McKinsey senior partner based in Brussels. 

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  1. The Coming AI Spring
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    The Coming AI Spring

    Oct 14, 2019 James Manyika & Jacques Bughin highlight the huge potential benefits and the inevitable challenges arising from artificial intelligence.

  2. Don’t Squander the Techno-Revolution
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    Don’t Squander the Techno-Revolution

    Jul 31, 2019 Christopher Pissarides & Jacques Bughin call for proactive measures both to guide new innovations and manage their effects on labor markets.

  3. The Promise and Pitfalls of AI
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    The Promise and Pitfalls of AI

    Sep 6, 2018 Jacques Bughin & Nicolas van Zeebroeck identify three divides that could emerge as a result of the proliferation of artificial intelligence.

  4. Embracing the New Age of Automation
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    Embracing the New Age of Automation

    Jan 16, 2018 Christopher Pissarides & Jacques Bughin outline five imperatives for businesses and policymakers as they confront the coming changes in labor markets.

  5. The Evolving Independent Economy
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    The Evolving Independent Economy

    Nov 8, 2016 Laura Tyson & Jacques Bughin consider the challenges and opportunities created by the rise of temporary, flexible, and "gig" work.

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    Putin’s Brezhnev Moment

    Aryeh Neier draws parallels between the regime’s ongoing crackdown on civil society and late Soviet repression.
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    Utopia or Bust

    J. Bradford DeLong considers our options for both expanding and effectively slicing the proverbial economic pie.
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    Germany’s Reckoning

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    Germany is now grappling with a host of difficult questions about its place in the world, the nature of its politics, and its most cherished values. For a pacifist society in a new age of conflict and war, everything must change if things are to remain the same.

    traces the contours of the country's debate, triggered by the Ukraine war, about its strategic future.
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    Preempting a Generative AI Monopoly

    Diane Coyle urges policymakers to take steps to counter the anti-competitive implications of a rapidly emerging market.
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    Japan’s Strategic Imperative

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. sees the country doubling down on its best option for ensuring national security and regional stability.
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    China’s Savings Conundrum

    Zhang Jun explains why – and how – the country must stimulate household consumption to achieve a robust recovery.
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    The Flight of the Inflation Hawks

    Though the US Federal Reserve’s first interest-rate hike of 2023 is smaller than those that preceded it, policymakers have signaled that more increases are on the way, despite slowing price growth. But there is good reason to doubt the utility – and fear the consequences – of continued rate hikes, on both sides of the Atlantic.

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    How to Transform African Agriculture

    Safia Boly & Omid Kassiri identify four principles that could help governments across the continent boost food security.
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    Making Ukrainian Victory Possible

    Josep Borrell explains why continued military support and other forms of assistance remain critical.

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