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  • About the Author: Erik Lundh

    Erik Lundh is a principal economist at The Conference Board. Based in New York, he is responsible for much of the organization’s work on the US and Chinese economies. He also conducts research o…

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30 Jul. 2021 | Comments (0)
Wage, income, spending and inflation data all point to continued recovery while pushing against supply constraints
Comment on June Personal Income & Outlay data and the Q2 2021 Employee Cost Index – Erik Lundh, Principal Economist, The Conference Board & Gad Levan…

29 Jul. 2021 | Comments (0)
Lower than expected economic growth remained high, but highlights uncertainty
US Real Gross Domestic Product grew by 6.5 percent (annualized) during the second quarter of 2021, below the consensus forecast of 9.1 percent* and Th…

25 Jun. 2021 | Comments (0)
May PCE Reaction: Spending Patterns Shift, but Inflation Remains
May income, spending and inflation data reveal an economy that is shifting back to pre-pandemic patterns as the threat of COVID-19 abates. Following t…

28 May. 2021 | Comments (0)
April PCE Reaction: Inflation Creeps Higher as Consumers Shift to Services
April income, spending and inflation data reveal an economy that is on the mend, but not yet fully recovered.…

29 Apr. 2021 | Comments (0)
Despite Volatility, US Economic Recovery Reaccelerates in Q1 2021
US Real Gross Domestic Product grew by 6.4 percent (annualized) during the first quarter of 2021, slightly below the consensus forecast and above The …

13 Aug. 2019 | Comments (0)
Currency Wars: What a CEO Should Prepare For
In the coming months, global executives could find themselves trying to navigate an international currency market wherein both the USD and the RMB are…

24 May. 2019 | Comments (0)
The Conference Board: Grab a Deal This Weekend Because Prices are Headed Higher from Tariffs
American retailers are working hard to leverage this Memorial Day weekend to boost sales. Heavyweights like Amazon, Target, Macy’s, and Home Depot all…

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