Former Managing Director, Human Capital The Conference Board
Linda Barrington is the former Managing Director of Human Capital at The Conference Board.
Barrington directed global workforce and human resources research offerings at The Conference Board. Her research projects included benchmarking top executive challenges, and assessing trends surrounding the maturing workforce, workforce readiness, and other related issues.
Barrington has authored several Conference Board publications including:
Barrington has appeared on numerous news programs including NBC Nightly News, All Things Considered, Marketplace, MSNBC, CNN, and Bloomberg.
Before joining The Conference Board, Barrington was on the faculty of the Economics Department of Barnard College of Columbia University. There she published several articles on gender economics, poverty measurement and economic history. Barrington received her B.S. in economics from the University of Wisconsin, and her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Illinois.
Publications by Linda BarringtonEconomics Program Working Paper Series
Increasing U.S. Business Investment in Postsecondary Credentialing for New Workforce Entrants
31 March, 2010
Investing in the Future—the Importance of Cross-Sector Partnerships in Improving Workforce Readiness
11 February, 2008
The 2007 Report on Top Executive Compensation—Key Findings
31 December, 2007
Looking for Employees in All the Right Places
13 December, 2005
Emphasis on Developing Leaders: Despite Hard Times Companies View Leadership Development as a Priority
25 September, 2002
U.S. Salary Increase Budgets for 2010—Winter Update
28 January, 2010
U.S. Salary Increase Budgets for 2010
31 August, 2009
Innovation and US Competitiveness: Reevaluating the Contributors to Growth
07 May, 2009
Directors' Compensation and Board Practices in 2007
12 June, 2008
Weights & Measures: What Employers Should Know about Obesity
09 April, 2008
The 2007 Top Executive Compensation Report
04 April, 2008
Are They Really Ready to Work?
02 October, 2006
CEO Challenge 2006: Top 10 Challenges
02 November, 2005
CEO Challenge 2004: Top Ten Challenges (Executive Summary)
16 August, 2004
Does A Rising Tide Lift All Boats?
14 June, 2000
Are Poor Nations Closing the Gap in Living Standards?: Perspectives on a Global Economy
13 January, 2000