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

    June 2014 | Economics Watch Reports

    Emerging markets will likely continue their below-trend growth in the second half of 2014, despite a modest stabilization in exports

  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. 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. China Center Data Flash: Unhealthy Q2 growth – pursuit of the target at the expense of reform Cover China Center Data Flash: Unhealthy Q2 growth – pursuit of the target at the expense of reform

    July 2014 | China Center Publications

    China’s official Q2 GDP growth came in at 7.5 percent y-o-y, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics. Our alternative measures suggest that China is growing closer to 5.5 percent.

  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

    June 2014 | Economics Watch Reports

    Emerging markets will likely continue their below-trend growth in the second half of 2014, despite a modest stabilization in exports

  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. 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. China Center Data Flash: Unhealthy Q2 growth – pursuit of the target at the expense of reform Cover China Center Data Flash: Unhealthy Q2 growth – pursuit of the target at the expense of reform

    July 2014 | China Center Publications

    China’s official Q2 GDP growth came in at 7.5 percent y-o-y, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics. Our alternative measures suggest that China is growing closer to 5.5 percent.

  3. See all in Global Value Chains Publications

Growth, Productivity & Competitiveness

  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. China Center Data Flash: Unhealthy Q2 growth – pursuit of the target at the expense of reform Cover China Center Data Flash: Unhealthy Q2 growth – pursuit of the target at the expense of reform

    July 2014 | China Center Publications

    China’s official Q2 GDP growth came in at 7.5 percent y-o-y, according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics. Our alternative measures suggest that China is growing closer to 5.5 percent.

  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. 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.

  2. Building the Foundation of an Innovative Culture: Human Capital's Role in Making It Happen Cover Building the Foundation of an Innovative Culture: Human Capital's Role in Making It Happen

    May 2014 | Executive Action Report

    Although most organizations agree that innovation is important for sustainability and growth, few do it well. To help reverse that trend in your organization, this report presents four recommendations and examples from top companies for innovation.

  3. See all in Marketing & Brand Strategy Publications

Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy

  1. Managing Supply Chain Sustainability and Risk Cover Managing Supply Chain Sustainability and Risk

    July 2014 | Director Notes

    Addressing supply chain risk and sustainability in isolation may put a firm at considerable risk. Companies should pursue strategies that recognize that supply chain risk and sustainability are inextricably intertwined.

  2. 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.

  3. See all in Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy Publications

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