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World productivity growth at weakest levels since millennium.
May 25 | Financial Times: Read
Ken Goldstein on likely Fed reaction to lackluster U.S. data.
May 19 | Reuters: Read
TCB conference explores the DNA of highly engaged organizations.
May 12 | SHRM magazine: Read
Long slowdown in productivity growth raising alarms in the U.S.
May 7 | Financial Times: Read
Gad Levanon on impact of sinking unemployment in the U.S.
May 1 | World Finance: Read
Bart van Ark on CEO Challenge and TCB's mission and history.
Apr 30 | SBC-TV Greece: Watch
Bert Colijn on state of European economy, latest on Greece.
Apr 29 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen
Lynn Franco on weaker consumer confidence, potential Fed moves.
Apr 28 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen
Bert Colijn on trends from latest Eurostat Labor Force survey.
Apr 27 | Financial Times: Read
Bart van Ark and Gad Levanon on energy prices and global growth.
Apr 23 | El Universal: Read
Bart van Ark on productivity drop, failure to innovate in UK economy.
Apr 20 | Financial Times: Read
Despite oil bust, Texas consumers remain confident—for now.
Apr 21 | Lynn Franco: TCB Blog
Ken Goldstein on outlook for U.S. economy, latest LEI for April.
Apr 17 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen
Ken Goldstein on rising U.S. LEI and outlook for Fed rates hike.
Mar 19 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen
Gad Levanon on declining outlook of oil industry jobs in the U.S.
Mar 5 | Reuters TV: Watch
The U.S. labor market, explained in charts from latest TCB research.
Mar 3 | Financial Times: Read
Lynn Franco on consumer confidence and U.S. economy.
Feb 24 | China Central TV: Watch
Is the U.S. headed for "crazy low" unemployment rate in two years?
Feb 19 | Gad Levanon: TCB Blog
Bert Colijn on Greece and market impact of quantitative easing.
Feb 19 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen
Andrew Polk on January's weak performance in Chinese growth.
Feb 8 | New York Times: Read
Andrew Polk: China adjusting to coming slowdown in growth.
Jan 20 | Wall Street Journal: Read
Gad Levanon on stronger US labor market and consumer spending.
Jan 20 | Bloomberg Radio: Read
Rebecca Ray on what business leaders will focus on in 2015.
Jan 8 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen
Bart van Ark on leading concerns facing world's CEOs in 2015.
Jan 7 | China Central TV: Watch
CEO Challenge 2015: Human capital tops concerns again.
Jan 7 | Wall Street Journal: Read
Bert Colijn on 2015 prospects for Europe's troubled economies.
Jan 6 | Die Welt: Read
Demand Inst: Many Americans burdened by housing costs.
Jan 5 | Chicago Tribune: Read
Lynn Franco: U.S. consumer confidence on solid footing.
Dec 30 | Bloomberg TV: Watch
Bart van Ark on falling oil prices and outlook for Chinese economy.
Dec 11 | Bloomberg TV: Watch
Bart van Ark on why Japan needs more than weak yen for growth.
Dec 7 | CNBC: Watch
Ken Goldstein on November's decline in Consumer CNnfidence.
Nov 25 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen
Matteo Tonello on record support for proxy-access proposals.
Nov 21 | FT Agenda: Read
Bart van Ark on the global economic outlook for 2015.
Nov 18 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen
Can Consumer Confidence Index predict outcome of U.S. elections?
Oct 30 | Fortune: Read
Donna Dabney on how boards plan for sudden leadership vacancies.
Oct 21 | Wall Street Journal: Read
Melissa Aguilar on corp political contributions and proxy season.
Sep 24 | Fierce CFO: Read
B. van Ark & G. Levanon: Time to prepare for labor shortages.
Sep 19 | Financial Times: Read
Matteo Tonello on potential and drawbacks of youthful CEOs.
Aug 26 | CNN Money: Read
Bert Colijn: Labor costs in UK now lower than European neighbors.
Aug 25 | Financial Times: Read
Louise Keely on growing gap btwn strong, weak US housing markets.
Aug 13 | Financial Times: Read
David Hoffman Q&A: China's anti-monopoly push on foreign firms.
Aug 11 | New York Times: Read
U.S. Employment Trends Index 'tad better' than recent jobs report.
Aug 5 | New York Times: Read
CEO Jon Spector on US Consumer Confidence hitting 7-yr high in July.
Jul 31 | China Central TV: Watch
Gad Levanon on stellar Q2 growth, new momentum in US economy.
Jul 30 | Financial Times: Read
Matteo Tonello: Burger King aside, very young CEOs still a rarity.
Jul 24 | Businessweek: Read
Gad Levanon on baby-boomer retirement and the US job market.
Jul 21 | Bloomberg News: Read
Ken Goldstein on fifth straight monthly increase in the US LEI.
Jul 18 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen
Andrew Polk: China growth will be 5%, 2 points less than estimated.
Jul 17 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen
Louise Keely: US home ownership rate likely to hold steady near 65%.
Jul 12 | Atlanta Journal-Const: Read
Bart van Ark on latest 2014 growth outlooks for major economies.
Jul 9 | China Central TV: Watch
Harry Wu: True China GDP growth is well below official estimates.
Jun 18 | Wall Street Journal: Read
Bart van Ark on why deeper 'digital unification' is key for EU growth.
Jun 13 | Financieele Dagblad: Read
Lynn Franco: US indicators inching up, driven by high-end consumers.
Jun 12 | APM Marketplace: Listen
Heir apparent or empty suit? Donna Dabney on role of the COO.
Jun 12 | APM Marketplace: Listen
Gad Levanon: As US job openings surge, why has hiring stayed flat?
Jun 10 | Vox: Read
Matteo Tonello: Directors need to study activist hedge funds' tactics.
Jun 3 | IR Magazine: Read
TCB study examines growing impact of proxy-advisory firms.
Jun 3 | Wall Street Journal: Read
Gad Levanon on why U.S. faces labor shortages in decades ahead.
May 28 | FierceCFO: Read
Lynn Franco on May gains in the Consumer Confidence Index.
May 27 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen
TCB report finds long-term trend toward CEOs hired from outside.
May 22 | Corporate Secretary: Read
Melissa Aguilar: Allergan deal may be landmark for activist investors.
May 14 | National Post: Read
A decade of TCB research reveals best practices for communicating CEO transitions.
May 9 | PR Week: Read
Measure of CEO Confidence: Rise shows CEOs ready to make deals.
May 9 | Reuters News: Read
Andrew Polk on slower inflation in China, and the risk to business.
May 9 | Wall Street Journal: Read
New TCB report finds U.S. faces major labor shortages ahead.
May 1 | Wall Street Journal: Read
SEC commissioner Aguilar cites TCB investor engagement study.
Apr 21 | Speech at Emory U.: Read
Ken Goldstein: LEI up sharply as U.S. leaves rough winter behind.
Apr 21 | Wall Street Journal: Read
Matteo Tonello: N. America lags in corp. social responsibility training.
Apr 16 | Corporate Counsel: Read
Bert Colijn: After mild winter, Euro Area inflation lowest since 2009.
Apr 16 | Financial Times: Read
Andrew Polk on China GDP update.
Apr 15 | Bloomberg News: Read
Bert Colijn on geopolitical dangers, deflationary risk in Euro economy.
Mar 26 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen
Lynn Franco: Rising U.S. consumer confidence, faster growth ahead.
Mar 25 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen
TCB conference examines impact of technology on the labor market.
Mar 24 | Wall Street Journal: Read
Gad Levanon on why chronic labor shortages are a looming threat.
Mar 21 | Businessweek: Read
Louise Keely on why luxury home-owners are taking on tenants.
Mar 20 | Wall Street Journal: Read
Andrew Polk on the skills shortage facing foreign firms in China.
Mar 20 | Wall Street Journal: Read
Task force proposes solutions for corporate/investor engagement.
Mar 13 | New York Times: Read
TCB report: Boards know too little about execs working under CEOs.
Mar 12 | Washington Post: Read
Gad Levanon on US jobs rebound in February despite tough winter.
Mar 7 | Los Angeles Times: Read
Charles Mitchell on why human capital is key for China's CEOs.
Feb 22 | S China Morning Pst: Read
Ken Goldstein on why U.S. should pick up momentum in spring.
Feb 20 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen
Bert Colijn on dangers, potential trajectory of deflation in Europe.
Feb 5 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen
June Shelp on what online job listings reveal about economy.
Feb 5 | APM Marketplace: Listen