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China

Ethan Cramer-Flood
China's position in the international political economy, Chinese foreign policy, trade negotiations, and geo-economic influence across politics
Associate Director, China and Asia Programs
China Center for Economics and Business
ethan.cramerflood@conferenceboard.org

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Ethan Cramer-Flood

Yuan Gao
Economic outlook and research for China, economic, fiscal, and monetary policy analysis
Senior Economist
China Center for Economics and Business
yuan.gao@conferenceboard.org

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Yuan Gao

David Hoffman
Thought leadership on operating environment for MNCs in China, China's regulatory policy, structural risks, development trajectory
Senior Vice President Asia and Managing Director of the China Center for Economics & Business
The Conference Board
david.hoffman@conferenceboard.org

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David Hoffman

Erik Lundh
China, Global Train, Global Value Chains and The Gulf Region
Senior Economist
The Conference Board
erik.lundh@conferenceboard.org

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Erik Lundh

Anke Schrader
Corporate sustainability practices, corporate citizenship and philanthropic engagement, China demographic change, labor force evaluation and development
Senior Researcher
China Center for Economics and Business
anke.schrader@conferenceboard.org

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Anke Schrader

Minji Xie
Corporate social responsibility (China), corporate citizenship and philanthropy engagement and civil society development
Research Analyst
China Center for Economics and Business
minji.xie@conferenceboard.org

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Minji Xie

Siqi Zhou
Consumer market, regional development, economic growth
Associate Economist
The Conference Board China Center for Economics and Business
siqi.zhou@conferenceboard.org

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Siqi Zhou

Economy, Strategy & Finance

Carol Corrado
Measurement of intangibles and their role in innovation process and economic growth, financial innovation, innovation measurement
Senior Advisor and Research Director, Economics Program
The Conference Board
carol.corrado@conferenceboard.org

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Carol Corrado

Ethan Cramer-Flood
China's position in the international political economy, Chinese foreign policy, trade negotiations, and geo-economic influence across politics
Associate Director, China and Asia Programs
China Center for Economics and Business
ethan.cramerflood@conferenceboard.org

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Ethan Cramer-Flood

Elizabeth Crofoot
Comparative measures of employment, unemployment, labor productivity, worker compensation, unit labor costs
Senior Economist, International Labor Comparisons Program
The Conference Board
elizabeth.crofoot@conferenceboard.org

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Elizabeth Crofoot

Denise Dahlhoff, Ph.D.
Senior Researcher, Consumer Research
The Conference Board

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Denise Dahlhoff, Ph.D.

Klaas de Vries
Productivity and growth, labor and capital productivity, global economy
Associate Economist
The Conference Board
klaas.devries@conferenceboard.org

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Klaas de Vries

Abdul Erumban
Productivity, technology and change, globalization, internal comparisons of economic development, and structural change
Senior Economist
The Conference Board
abdul.erumban@conferenceboard.org

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Abdul Erumban

Lynn Franco
Consumer behavior, indicators, consumer and business confidence
Director, Economic Indicators and Surveys
The Conference Board
lynn.franco@conferenceboard.org

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Lynn Franco

Yuan Gao
Economic outlook and research for China, economic, fiscal, and monetary policy analysis
Senior Economist
China Center for Economics and Business
yuan.gao@conferenceboard.org

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Yuan Gao

Anne Greer
Leading innovation, brand and innovation strategy
Program Director, Innovation Council, Applied Innovation Council, Co-Program Director, Innovation Master Class
The Conference Board

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Anne Greer

Xiaohui (Janet) Hao, Ph.D.
Innovation, intangible assets, internal comparative studies of innovation, productivity, economic performance
Senior Economist
The Conference Board
janet.hao@conferenceboard.org

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Xiaohui (Janet) Hao, Ph.D.

Paul Hodgson
Executive compensation, corporate governance
Partner
BHJ Partners

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Paul Hodgson

David Hoffman
Thought leadership on operating environment for MNCs in China, China's regulatory policy, structural risks, development trajectory
Senior Vice President Asia and Managing Director of the China Center for Economics & Business
The Conference Board
david.hoffman@conferenceboard.org

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David Hoffman

Gad Levanon, Ph.D.
US economic outlook, global outlook, macroeconomic analysis, labor markets
Chief Economist, North America
The Conference Board
gad.levanon@conferenceboard.org

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Gad Levanon, Ph.D.

Erik Lundh
China, Global Train, Global Value Chains and The Gulf Region
Senior Economist
The Conference Board
erik.lundh@conferenceboard.org

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Erik Lundh

Ilaria Maselli
Economic outlook and global economy, contingent workforce, gig economy, migration
Senior Economist
The Conference Board
ilaria.maselli@conferenceboard.org

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Ilaria Maselli

Ataman Ozyildirim, Ph.D.
Applied macroeconomics, forecasting, and international and development economies, business cycle indicators
Director, Economic Research, and Global Research Chair
The Conference Board
ataman.ozyildirim@conferenceboard.org

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Ataman Ozyildirim, Ph.D.

Brian Schaitkin
US labor markets and macroeconomic trends, labor shortages, immigration, US regional economic conditions
Senior Economist
The Conference Board
brian.schaitkin@conferenceboard.org

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Brian Schaitkin

Jason D. Schloetzer
Corporate governance, management control systems, global supply chains
William and Karen Sonneborn Term Associate Professor of Business Administration
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
jds99@georgetown.edu

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Jason D. Schloetzer

Jonathan Spector
Digital transformation, economic trends and best management practices
Senior Advisor, Former President and CEO
The Conference Board

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Jonathan Spector

Bart van Ark
Global economic indicators, global outlook, forecasts, productivity, GDP, employment
Executive Vice President, Chief Economist & Chief Strategy Officer
The Conference Board
bart.vanark@conferenceboard.org

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Bart van Ark

Siqi Zhou
Consumer market, regional development, economic growth
Associate Economist
The Conference Board China Center for Economics and Business
siqi.zhou@conferenceboard.org

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Siqi Zhou

Human Capital

Amy Lui Abel, Ph.D.
Building highly engaging cultures, strategic talent management, human capital, CEO succession, trends in executive coaching
Managing Director, Human Capital
The Conference Board
amy.abel@conferenceboard.org

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Amy Lui Abel, Ph.D.

Andrew Bell
Strategic HR Institute Leader & Program Director
The Conference Board

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Andrew Bell

Sarah Bond
Understanding inclusion, building inclusive workplace cultures, change management in diversity & inclusion
Institute Director
The Conference Board

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Sarah Bond

Marion Devine
Strategic human resources, talent management, and engagement, leveraging older workers, and European trends in human capital
Senior Human Capital Researcher, Europe
The Conference Board

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Marion Devine

Robin Erickson, Ph.D.
Principal Researcher
The Conference Board
robin.erickson@conference-board.org

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Robin Erickson, Ph.D.

Michelle Jing Li
Research Assistant, Human Capital
The Conference Board

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Michelle Jing Li

Neal Kulick
Succession planning practices, executive development, performance management
Institute Director
The Conference Board

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Neal Kulick

Gad Levanon, Ph.D.
US economic outlook, global outlook, macroeconomic analysis, labor markets
Chief Economist, North America
The Conference Board
gad.levanon@conferenceboard.org

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Gad Levanon, Ph.D.

Amanda Popiela
Employee ownership of engagement, leadership perspectives of C-Suite executives, mental health and well-being in the workplace
Researcher, Human Capital
The Conference Board
amanda.popiela@conferenceboard.org

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Amanda Popiela

Rebecca L. Ray, Ph.D.
Building highly engaging cultures, human capital analytics, trends in executive coaching, CEO succession, employee engagement
Executive Vice President, Human Capital; Executive Director, The Engagement Instituteā„¢
The Conference Board
rebecca.ray@conferenceboard.org

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Rebecca L. Ray, Ph.D.

Nicholas Sutcliffe
Leadership challenges, organizational cultures and human resource strategies, human capital analytics, enhancing productivity
Executive Director, Asia
The Conference Board
nick.sutcliffe@conferenceboard.org

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Nicholas Sutcliffe

Amy Ye
Employee engagement, leadership development, talent management, and strategic human resources
Research Associate, Human Capital
The Conference Board

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Amy Ye

Mary B. Young, D.B.A.
Strategic workforce planning, big data, human capital analytics, digital transformation, inclusion and innovation
Principal Researcher, Human Capital
The Conference Board
mary.young@conferenceboard.org

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Mary B. Young, D.B.A.

Sustainability

Anuj Saush
Corporate leadership practice, sustainability
Senior Sustainability Researcher - Europe
The Conference Board
anuj.saush@conference-board.org

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Anuj Saush

Anke Schrader
Corporate sustainability practices, corporate citizenship and philanthropic engagement, China demographic change, labor force evaluation and development
Senior Researcher
China Center for Economics and Business
anke.schrader@conferenceboard.org

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Anke Schrader

Dr. Uwe Schulte
Supply chain, corporate responsibility, procurement, responsible sourcing, sustainability
Leader of The Conference Board Global Sustainability Centre
The Conference Board

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Dr. Uwe Schulte

Thomas Singer
Revenue growth through sustainable products and services, corporate sustainability disclosure and performance
Principal Researcher
The Conference Board
thomas.singer@conferenceboard.org

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Thomas Singer

Minji Xie
Corporate social responsibility (China), corporate citizenship and philanthropy engagement and civil society development
Research Analyst
China Center for Economics and Business
minji.xie@conferenceboard.org

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Minji Xie