Human Capital Watch™: 2012 Labor Market Forecast
2012 Labor Market Forecast: What Lies Ahead
15 February, 2012 | (01 hr)
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What is the outlook for labor markets across the globe? As the global economy continued to slow in most regions of the world in 2011, an even slower expansion is expected in 2012. All eyes are on Europe, where the sovereign debt and banking crisis is far from over. The U.S. economy has held steady in recent months, but there will be significant risks in 2012. This webcast features a discussion about the implications for labor markers in the United States, Europe, and Asia (including China), as well as the outlook for employment, unemployment, compensation, availability of workers, and competitiveness.
Rebecca L. Ray, PhD
Executive Vice President, Knowledge Organization and Human Capital Practice Lead
The Conference Board
Rebecca Ray serves as the Executive Vice President, Knowledge Organization and Human Capital Practice Lead for The Conference Board. In this role, she has oversight of the research planning and dissemination process for all three practices areas (... Full Bio
Gad Levanon, Ph.D.
Gad Levanon is director of macroeconomic research at The Conference Board, where he also leads the labor markets program. He also serves on The Demand Institute™ leadership team.
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Bert Colijn is a senior economist that focuses on the European market. He works on the European Commission FP7 project NEUJOBS, focusing on productivity and economic growth in Europe in 2025. Besides this, he works on developing European indicator... Full Bio
Andrew Polk is the resident economist at The Conference Board China Center for Economics and Business in Beijing. Previously, Polk worked at the Institute of International Finance, where he conducted macroeconomic analysis on emerging markets in t... Full Bio
Christoph Hilbert, Ph.D.
Christoph Hilbert is Director Human Capital Research Europe at The Conference Board. Christoph is planning, designing and managing distinctive research in the field of labor, education & training, talent and human resource for ... Full Bio