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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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    A Monetary and Economic Order Fit for the Twenty-First Century

    Ulrich Volz, et al. identify eight priorities to build a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable global financial architecture.
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    Putting Africa on the Path to Prosperity

    Mohamed Ould Ghazouani & Ajay Banga urge the G7 to focus on the continent’s future, and on five priorities in particular, at this week’s summit.
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    Anatomy of a Massacre

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    The 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus holds useful lessons about what it takes to arrest – and recover from – inter-communal violence. But there is a difference between a pogrom and a genocide, and conflating the two can do more harm than good.

    considers what the 1860 massacre of Christians in Damascus can and cannot teach us about preventing genocide.
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    AI: Hope or Hype?

    Whether generative artificial intelligence will do more harm or good to our families, economies, and societies remains an open question. In devising strategies for harnessing the technology, optimism is undoubtedly warranted, but it should not come at the expense of realism.

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    How Denmark Keeps the Far Right at Bay

    Michael Ehrenreich explains how mainstream parties have neutralized the threat of right-wing populists.
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    How Techno-Libertarians Fell in Love with Big Government

    Quinn Slobodian argues Silicon Valley investors are against the state only insofar as it is not enriching them personally.
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    How Chinese Savings Can Support the Global Green Transition

    Daniel Gros urges the EU to welcome cheap low-carbon goods, such as electric vehicles, from China.
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    Who’s Afraid of Colonization?

    Frederico Menino thinks the concept can be repurposed to help overcome the deficiencies of current social advocacy.
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    Europe Needs Chinese Investment

    Dalia Marin urges European policymakers to focus on boosting FDI flows from technologically advanced economies.

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