Research Assistant The Conference Board, Inc.
Ben Cheng is a researcher in the economics department at The Conference Board. He received his undergraduate degree in economics with honors and mathematics at New York University. Ben has worked on a variety of research projects involving productivity and labor market topics, including the effect of ICT on the geographic diffusion of occupations and industries, the relationship between firm size and workforce adjustments during business cycles, and determinants leading to retirement postponement in the United States. In addition, he produces The Conference Board Total Economy Database, a global productivity database providing growth accounting and internationally comparable data for analysis on competitiveness and long-term growth.
Publications by Ben ChengEconomics Program Working Paper Series
Projecting Global Growth
13 November, 2012
Projecting Economic Growth with Growth Accounting Techniques: The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook 2012 Sources and Methods
15 November, 2011
U.S. Workers Are Delaying Retirement: Who and Why, and Implications for Businesses
09 September, 2011
Trapped on the Worker Treadmill?
31 January, 2013
Feeling the Pain: Wage Growth in the United States during and after the Great Recession
26 April, 2012
Recession Aftermath: What the Delayed Retirement of Mature Workers Means for Business
20 March, 2012
U.S. Workers Delaying Retirement:
What Businesses Can Learn from the Trends of Who, Where, and Why
19 May, 2011
Innovation and Intangible Assets
Gaining the Competitive Edge in Economic Recovery
26 January, 2011
The Conference Board® Labor Markets in Review™: Vol. 2, No. 1
26 January, 2012