Jaana Remes is a senior fellow at the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI), McKinsey's economics research arm. MGI's independent investigations combine McKinsey's microeconomic understanding of companies and industries with the rigor of leading academic economic analyses.
Since 2003, Jaana has led MGI research on productivity and competitiveness. MGI has conducted more than 15 country performance assessments around the globe and developed a unique approach to understanding how managerial decisions and industry dynamics lead to different aggregate outcomes across countries. Current MGI research examines how productivity, cost, and skills mix influence sector-level competitiveness across countries.
Jaana also leads MGI research on energy markets. This work examines energy users across the globe to