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Members of The Conference Board gain access to our global experts who provide insights and perspectives informed by our nonpartisan, data-driven research and international network of executives. Briefings are exclusive to members and provide senior executives and their team with a deep dive into a topic area with our experts, providing a forum for questions and in-depth discussion. Explore our ever-growing portfolio of briefings below.

Economic Trends
Expert Briefings

1H 2020 China Macroeconomic Environment Update and Outlook

What are the key economic trends and policy issues for MNC business in 2020?

Situation Assessment: Chinese Labor Markets in Flux - Expert Briefing

What are important labor market dynamics and how do they inform the outlook on work, consumption, and social stability?

Creating Regulatory Space and Opportunity in the New Era

How MNCs can align with the “ideal outcomes” of the Chinese leadership to successfully finesse the control environment and create growth opportunities and regulatory space in the “New Era”. 

US-China Trade Conflict - What Will the Medium-Term Outcome Look Like?

China on the road to 2049: speed bumps, fork, crossroad, or impasse?

China's Momentous Demographic Shift: Impacts on Workforce Planning

From demographic dividend to demographic deficit—what does it mean for business?

The Realities of Chinese Consumption

What is the current state of consumption growth in China?

The New MNC Playbook for a Rapidly Changing China

What are the new alignment points and value proposition drivers for MNCs in China?

Our Experts


Yuan Gao

Senior Economist
China Center for Economics and Business


Siqi Zhou

Associate Economist
The Conference Board China Center for Economics and Business


David Hoffman

Senior Vice President Asia and Managing Director of the China Center for Economics & Business
The Conference Board


Erik Lundh

Senior Economist
The Conference Board