Gad Levanon, Ph.D.
Director of Macroeconomic Research
The Conference Board
Gad Levanon is director of macroeconomic research at The Conference Board, where he also leads the labor markets program. He also serves on The Demand Institute™ leadership team.
Levanon created The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™, a widely used measure that fills the need for a leading index of employment. His research focuses on trends in U.S. and global labor markets, consumer trends, and forecasting using economic indicators.
Levanon is the principal writer of The Conference Board Labor Markets in Review™, a quarterly publication that documents the main trends in labor markets across the globe. He also writes a popular blog on labor markets for Human Capital Exchange™. In addition to writing reports for The Conference Board, he has published extensively in academic and professional journals.
Before coming to The Conference Board, Levanon worked at the Israeli Central Bank where he participated in the analysis of financial markets and monetary policy.
Levanon received his Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University, and he holds undergraduate and master’s degrees from Tel Aviv University in Israel.
Publications by Gad Levanon, Ph.D.Economics Program Working Paper Series
Projecting Global Growth
13 November, 2012
Using the Leading Credit IndexTM to Predict Turning Points in the U.S. Business Cycle
20 December, 2011
Comprehensive Benchmark Revisions for
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the United States
20 December, 2011
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
Where Are the Jobs?
05 May, 2011
The Great Recession and Household Savings
07 February, 2011
The 2010 Productivity Brief: Productivity, Employment, and Growth in the World's Economies
20 January, 2010
The Conference Board Labor Markets in Review™: Vol. 2, No. 3, 2012
17 December, 2012
The Conference Board® Labor Markets in Review™: Vol. 2, No. 2
16 July, 2012
The Conference Board® Labor Markets in Review™: Vol. 2, No. 1
26 January, 2012
The Conference Board® Labor Markets in Review™: Vol. 1, No. 1
04 October, 2011
Job Satisfaction: 2013 Edition
20 June, 2013
The Incredible Disappearing Office: Making Telework Work
29 May, 2012
Performance 2011: Productivity, Employment, and Growth in the World's Economies
07 June, 2011
- Vivian Chen, Abhay Gupta, Andre Therrien, Gad Levanon and Bart van Ark (2010), "Recent Productivity Developments in the World Economy: An Overview from The Conference Board Total Economy Database," International Productivity Monitor, Spring, pp. 3-19.