Your weekly curated list of some of this week’s most interesting stories on economic growth and social inclusion.

1. Facts and figures. Three groups of consumers are expected to generate 50% of global urban consumption growth between 2015 and 2030. (McKinsey Global Institute)

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2. Are family businesses better suited than publicly held companies to drive sustainable and inclusive growth? (Harvard Business Review)

3. Our measurement of GDP is outdated. Sir Charles Bean has suggestions for how to rethink our measurement of economic activity. (Vox EU)

4. Martin Wolf stresses two global economic challenges: dealing with spill-overs from China’s economic slowdown in the short run, and managing China’s financial integration into the world economy in the long run. (Financial Times)

5. Do you know these 12 social entrepreneurs? They just each won a Schwab Foundation 2016 Social Entrepreneur of the Year award. (World Economic Forum)

6. Will emerging multinationals contribute to inclusive growth? (Knowledge@Wharton)

7. Corporate profits in the U.S. are high. Larry Summers suggests we are witnessing an increase in monopoly power. (

8. The Economics of radical uncertainty – Clive Crook discusses Mervyn King’s new book on the financial crisis and what it means for economic thinking, finance and public policy. (Bloomberg View)

9. An update on the sharing economy. (Salon)

10. Does monetary policy increase income and wealth inequality? (oecdecoscope)