Human Capital Watch™: Labor Market Trends and International Labor Comparisons
20 November, 2013 | (01 hr)
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Uncertainty in economic and labor market conditions is not unique to the United States. Understanding global labor markets is imperative in assessing international business and human capital objectives. TCB economists will discuss the overall 2014 U.S. labor market outlook and provide an overview of The Conference Board’s International Labor Comparisons program. For the U.S. and other worldwide economies, main trends in unemployment, inflation, compensation, and productivity will be reviewed, along with TCB’s updated 2014 economic forecasts.
As global interdependence intensifies, businesses increasingly need reliable measures of international competitiveness. Webcast participants will gain insights into key indicators of competitiveness impacting their businesses.
Rebecca L. Ray, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Human Capital
The Conference Board
Rebecca Ray is senior vice president, human capital at The Conference Board and the leader of the Human Capital Practice. Human capital research at The Conference Board focuses on human capital analytics, labor markets, workforce readiness, strate... Full Bio
Kathy Bostjancic is director for macroeconomic analysis at The Conference Board. A specialist in the U.S. economy and financial markets, she is a member of the team that produces the U.S. economic forecast and global outlook for The Conference Boa... Full Bio
Elizabeth Crofoot is a Senior Economist with The Conference Board’s International Labor Comparisons (ILC) program. With over a decade of experience in international data comparisons, she leads the program in developing comparative measures o... Full Bio