Game Changers: Strategies to Reignite US Economic Growth
24 September, 2013 | (01 hr)
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Based on a recent report released by the McKinsey Global Institute, which zeroed in on five game changer strategies that will reignite US economic growth, this webcast will explore what it will take to unlock the potential of each of those five strategies to add hundreds of billions of dollars to our domestic economy and create millions of new jobs by 2020. These game changers are:
- Shale energy production;
- Enhanced US trade competitiveness in knowledge-intensive goods;
- The potential for big data analytics to raise productivity within sectors;
- Increased investment in infrastructure, with a new emphasis on its productivity; and
- New approaches to talent development in both K-12 and post-secondary education.
Join Rebecca L. Ray, senior vice president, human capital at The Conference Board; Bart Van Ark, executive vice president & chief economist at The Conference Board; and Susan Lund, principal at McKinsey Global Institute as they discuss the findings of this report, related insights from TCB research, and the implication of these strategies for policy makers, human capital professionals, and business leaders.
Audience: This webcast provides insights on the future of the U.S. business environment and the five opportunities that can be leveraged to drive growth, productivity, and workforce readiness.
Bart van Ark, Ph.D.
Bart van Ark is executive vice president and chief economist of The Conference Board. He leads a team of almost two dozen economists who produce a range of widely watched economic indicators and growth forecasts, as well as indepth global economic... Full Bio
Susan Lund, Ph.D.
Dr. Susan Lund is a Washington, DC partner at the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), McKinsey's business and economics research arm.
Her research focuses on global financial markets, labor markets, and on economic growth. Recent reports have... Full Bio
Rebecca L. Ray, Ph.D.
Rebecca Ray is senior vice president, human capital at The Conference Board and the leader of the Human Capital Practice. Human capital research at The Conference Board focuses on human capital analytics, labor markets, workforce readiness, strate... Full Bio