The Conference Board Economics Watch™
US/Global Monthly Series I
In the Economics Watch for April 2011, Chief Economist Bart van Ark, will provide the global and U.S. economic outlook. He will be joined by Economist, Jing Sima Friedman, to elaborate on The Conference Board’s insights with regard to the performance of the Asia-Pacific region. We will look at the increased dependence of the global economy on this part of the world, and also address the specific current concerns with regard to the economies of Japan and China, as well as the region as a whole.
Bart van Ark
Bart van Ark is executive vice president and chief economist of The Conference Board. He leads a team of almost two dozen economists who produce a range of widely watched economic indicators and growth forecasts, as well as indepth global economic... Full Bio
Jing Sima-Friedman is an economist at The Conference Board. She joined The Conference Board in 2000 and has since been working in the U.S. and Global Business Cycle Indicators Program. She specializes in business and growth cycle analysis and help... Full Bio