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Sven Smit

Sven Smit

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Sven Smit is a senior partner at McKinsey & Company and Chair of the McKinsey Global Institute.

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  1. Action on Planet and People Depends on Growth
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    Action on Planet and People Depends on Growth

    Sep 13, 2023 Michael Spence, et al. tally the costs of advancing the twin imperatives of boosting living standards and achieving sustainability.

  2. What Does the World Need to Achieve Sustainable, Inclusive Growth?
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    What Does the World Need to Achieve Sustainable, Inclusive Growth?

    Dec 23, 2022 Sven Smit, et al. propose measures to build an inclusive economy through greater productivity and innovation.

  3. Advanced Economies’ Missing Link
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    Advanced Economies’ Missing Link

    Feb 12, 2020 Sven Smit & Anu Madgavkar identify the source of the disconnect between bright economic data and gloomy public sentiment.

  4. A Growth Strategy for Europe
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    A Growth Strategy for Europe

    Sep 15, 2015 Hans-Helmut Kotz, et al. offer concrete proposals for lifting the EU out of its economic malaise.

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    The US Is Jeopardizing the Open Internet

    Natalie Dunleavy Campbell & Stan Adams condemn America’s apparent decision to abandon its role as a champion of a free digital domain.
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    How to Finance Higher Education in Africa

    Célestin Monga proposes a mix of several funding streams to improve access to high-quality colleges and universities.
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    Catalytic Capital Holds the Key to Southeast Asia’s Green Transition

    Kitty Bu & Stefanie Fairholme highlight the potential role of early-stage funding in advancing the region’s decarbonization efforts.
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    Which AI Risks Matter?

    Edoardo Campanella

    To prevent humanity from ever being demoted to the status of gorillas by a highly advanced artificial intelligence, most AI experts agree that we must retain control over the technology. But with developers racing to achieve the next breakthrough and gain market share, that may be easier said than done.

    considers three leading experts’ assessments of the technology’s future capabilities and their implications.
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    Europe Must Defend Itself

    Donald Trump – who spent his presidency lambasting NATO – recently suggested that he would encourage Russian aggression against NATO allies that had not met their commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defense. With Trump vying for another term in the White House – and the Ukraine war still raging on the European Union’s doorstep – EU countries can no longer ignore the difficult but essential task of taking charge of their own security.

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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
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    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.

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