Economy & Business Environment Publications

Business Scenarios & Strategic Planning

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View Cover The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    July 2014 | Economics Watch Reports

    Emerging markets are slowing more than expected so far in 2014, and downward risks to the global economy are increasing.

  2. Global Economic Growth Scenarios 2020:
The Impact of Investments and Reforms across Seven Major Regions Cover Global Economic Growth Scenarios 2020: The Impact of Investments and Reforms across Seven Major Regions

    June 2014 | Research Report

    This report presents analysis of the global economy and seven major world economies—including four scenarios that depend on policy effects—so that leaders can make decisions that foster growth.

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Consumer Dynamics

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> United States View Cover The Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    July 2014 | Economics Watch Reports

    The growth paradox of slow GDP and strong employment.

  2. Is This the End of Work? Information Technologies and Labor Market Disruption: A Cross-Atlantic Conversation Cover Is This the End of Work? Information Technologies and Labor Market Disruption: A Cross-Atlantic Conversation

    July 2014 | Executive Action Report

    So far, the digital revolution has produced technology but not jobs. What is the impact of technology on employment? Leaders from Canada, Europe, and the United States tackle this question.

  3. See all in Consumer Dynamics Publications

Economic Indicators & Forecasting

  1. China Center Data Flash: Q2 Mini-stimulus already losing steam Cover China Center Data Flash: Q2 Mini-stimulus already losing steam

    August 2014 | China Center Publications

    July data showed a clear sequential slowdown for the domestic side of China’s economy, with industrial production, investment, and consumer purchases all slowing in the month.

  2. China CEO Council Session Report -- Facing Change: Sustaining and driving growth during uncertain times in China Cover China CEO Council Session Report -- Facing Change: Sustaining and driving growth during uncertain times in China

    August 2014 | China Center Publications

    A summary of discussion points, learnings, business issues, poll results, and member insights from the June 12, 2014, China CEO Council, hosted by The Conference Board in Beijing.

  3. See all in Economic Indicators & Forecasting Publications

Energy & Sustainability

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View Cover The Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    July 2014 | Economics Watch Reports

    Emerging markets are slowing more than expected so far in 2014, and downward risks to the global economy are increasing.

  2. Corporate Sustainability in Brazil Cover Corporate Sustainability in Brazil

    May 2014 | Director Notes

    This report looks at Brazil through a corporate sustainability lens and offers an overview of the current state of environmental and social practices among its business organizations.

  3. See all in Energy & Sustainability Publications

Global Value Chains

  1. China CEO Council Session Report -- Facing Change: Sustaining and driving growth during uncertain times in China Cover China CEO Council Session Report -- Facing Change: Sustaining and driving growth during uncertain times in China

    August 2014 | China Center Publications

    A summary of discussion points, learnings, business issues, poll results, and member insights from the June 12, 2014, China CEO Council, hosted by The Conference Board in Beijing.

  2. The Growing Value of Brands and Their Contribution to Worldwide Economic Growth Cover The Growing Value of Brands and Their Contribution to Worldwide Economic Growth

    July 2014 | Executive Action Report

    The contribution of brands is comparable to that of R&D in most advanced economies. Moreover, the wealthier a country grows, the more its companies spend on getting out their brand message.

  3. See all in Global Value Chains Publications

Growth, Productivity & Competitiveness

  1. China Center Data Flash: Q2 Mini-stimulus already losing steam Cover China Center Data Flash: Q2 Mini-stimulus already losing steam

    August 2014 | China Center Publications

    July data showed a clear sequential slowdown for the domestic side of China’s economy, with industrial production, investment, and consumer purchases all slowing in the month.

  2. China CEO Council Session Report -- Facing Change: Sustaining and driving growth during uncertain times in China Cover China CEO Council Session Report -- Facing Change: Sustaining and driving growth during uncertain times in China

    August 2014 | China Center Publications

    A summary of discussion points, learnings, business issues, poll results, and member insights from the June 12, 2014, China CEO Council, hosted by The Conference Board in Beijing.

  3. See all in Growth, Productivity & Competitiveness Publications

Innovation

  1. The Growing Value of Brands and Their Contribution to Worldwide Economic Growth Cover The Growing Value of Brands and Their Contribution to Worldwide Economic Growth

    July 2014 | Executive Action Report

    The contribution of brands is comparable to that of R&D in most advanced economies. Moreover, the wealthier a country grows, the more its companies spend on getting out their brand message.

  2. How Can Companies Make the Value of Intangibles More, Well, Tangible? Cover How Can Companies Make the Value of Intangibles More, Well, Tangible?

    June 2014 | Executive Action Report

    There is a critical need to develop better standards for measuring, reporting, benchmarking, and analyzing intangible investments.

  3. See all in Innovation Publications

Labor Markets

  1. The Conference Board Labor Markets in Review™: Vol. 4, 2014 Cover The Conference Board Labor Markets in Review™: Vol. 4, 2014

    July 2014 | Periodical

    Economic expansion and the massive retirement of the baby boom generation in many mature economies are tightening labor markets—but the degree of current tightness and how rapidly the labor markets are tightening varies significantly across countries.

  2. See all in Labor Markets Publications

Marketing & Brand Strategy

  1. Creating Personal Emotional Connections with Employees and Customers: Insights from The 2014 Extending Your Brand to Employees Conference Cover Creating Personal Emotional Connections with Employees and Customers: Insights from The 2014 Extending Your Brand to Employees Conference

    August 2014 | Conference KeyNotes

    Defining and living your company's larger purpose so that employees engage emotionally ensures that they, as ambassadors, best represent your company brand to customers.

  2. The Growing Value of Brands and Their Contribution to Worldwide Economic Growth Cover The Growing Value of Brands and Their Contribution to Worldwide Economic Growth

    July 2014 | Executive Action Report

    The contribution of brands is comparable to that of R&D in most advanced economies. Moreover, the wealthier a country grows, the more its companies spend on getting out their brand message.

  3. See all in Marketing & Brand Strategy Publications

Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy

  1. China Center Data Flash: Q2 Mini-stimulus already losing steam Cover China Center Data Flash: Q2 Mini-stimulus already losing steam

    August 2014 | China Center Publications

    July data showed a clear sequential slowdown for the domestic side of China’s economy, with industrial production, investment, and consumer purchases all slowing in the month.

  2. Corporate Social Responsibility in India Cover Corporate Social Responsibility in India

    August 2014 | Director Notes

    Given India’s global influence, there is much potential for its vision of mandatory CSR, which anticipates CSR as a central component of corporate activity, to spread to the rest of the world.

  3. See all in Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy Publications

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