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Michael Chui

Michael Chui

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Michael Chui is a partner at the McKinsey Global Institute, studying the impact of long-term technology trends.

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  1. The Promise and Peril of the Bio-Revolution
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    The Promise and Peril of the Bio-Revolution

    Jan 26, 2021 Matthias Evers & Michael Chui call for a public debate on how best to realize the benefits of biological innovation while mitigating the risks.

  2. Long Live the Bio-Revolution
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    Long Live the Bio-Revolution

    Dec 30, 2020 Michael Chui & Matthias Evers tout a host of recent innovations that promise to make food systems more resilient, inclusive, and efficient.

  3. COVID-19 and the Bio-Revolution
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    COVID-19 and the Bio-Revolution

    Jun 10, 2020 Michael Chui & Matthias Evers illuminate the promise and perils of the current wave of biological innovation.

  4. AI for Human Development
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    AI for Human Development

    Jan 3, 2019 Michael Chui & Martin Harrysson focus on the obstacles to realizing the potential of artificial intelligence to serve the public good.

  5. Big Data, Big New Businesses

    Big Data, Big New Businesses

    Feb 25, 2014 Nigel Shadbolt & Michael Chui estimate that the annual value of open data could reach $3 trillion.

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    The Gig Economy vs. America’s Workers

    Sandeep Vaheesan warns that proposed ballot initiatives in Massachusetts would legalize exploitative employment practices.
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    King Trump on Trial

    Richard K. Sherwin

    High-ranking Republican politicians have lately been turning up at Donald Trump’s New York City trial to demonstrate solidarity with the former president. But their attendance also serves a more alarming purpose: to validate Trump as a competing source of sovereign power, independent of the US Constitution and the rule of law.

    explains why a parade of Republican leaders have made appearances at the former president’s trial in New York.
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    Crunch Time for the Power Sector

    Michael Spence argues that developing flexible, stable, and resilient smart grids requires an expanded industrial policy.
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    The Rise of Mesoeconomics

    William H. Janeway

    A growing body of literature focusing on the domain between the microeconomic and the macroeconomic has become increasingly relevant in a world beset by supply shocks. Armed with such insights, those designing industrial policies will have a better chance of achieving their overlapping economic- and national-security goals.

    details how a long-neglected field of economic study can be applied to today's most pressing policy challenges.
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    What the AI Pessimists Are Missing

    Michael R. Strain points out that the technology will help to address many of the risks it creates.
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    The Innocent Bystanders of College Protests

    Takatoshi Ito laments that a radical minority can disrupt the lives of so many in the broader university community.
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    Only Public-Private Cooperation Can Accelerate Decarbonization

    Francesco La Camera & Bruce Douglas explain how to translate political commitments into actual wind turbines and solar panels.
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    Defining Success in Ukraine

    Richard Haass calls for a shift to a defensive posture and efforts to bring about a long-term ceasefire.
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    A Unified Western Strategy for Ukraine

    Anders Åslund proposes a maximalist approach to military aid to replace the current piecemeal injections of old weapons.

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