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Jan Mischke

Jan Mischke

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Jan Mischke is a partner at the McKinsey Global Institute.

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  1. Addressing Europe’s Corporate Technology Gap
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    Addressing Europe’s Corporate Technology Gap

    May 5, 2022 Jan Mischke & Jurica Novak show why disruptive innovation is crucial to the region’s future competitiveness and prosperity.

  2. Productivity After the Pandemic
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    Productivity After the Pandemic

    Apr 20, 2021 Laura Tyson & Jan Mischke argue that crisis-induced supply-side improvement could be jeopardized by demand-side risks.

  3. Yes to Affordable Housing in My Backyard
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    Yes to Affordable Housing in My Backyard

    Feb 7, 2018 Jan Mischke says that unless cities take steps to facilitate home building, many will face economic stagnation.

  4. Awaiting the Construction Revolution
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    Awaiting the Construction Revolution

    Aug 10, 2017 Nick Baveystock & Jan Mischke see an opportunity for a stagnant sector to change its ways and boost its lagging productivity.

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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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