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  • About the Author: Ataman Ozyildirim, Ph.D.

    Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD, is the director of economic research and global research chair at The Conference Board. He specializes in the development of economic indicators and in forecasting aggregate ec…

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13 Jul. 2018 | Comments (0)
Recession Signals from the UK Leading Economic Index
Is a recession on the horizon in the UK? The short answer to this question is: yes. The probability of a recession in the near term has risen substant…

02 May. 2018 | Comments (0)
Will China out-innovate its global competitors?
While China is poised to become an innovation challenger, will it out-innovate its global competitors? Our research finds that compared to the U.S., …

25 Apr. 2018 | Comments (0)
Will China Out-Innovate the World
China has recognized the need to put its giant economy on a path toward developing an innovation culture, an initiative that could position it to chal…

09 Apr. 2018 | Comments (0)
Tariffs or no tariffs, the pickup in global trade won’t last
Slow trade growth will be the dominant feature of the world economy in the coming decade, not because of the latest tariff dispute between the US and …

09 Apr. 2018 | Comments (0)
3 Ways Talent Executives Can Accelerate Innovation in 2018
Managing culture, embracing metrics and pursuing evolving technologies are among the top priorities talent leaders should focus on in the New Year.…

29 Nov. 2017 | Comments (0)
CEOs Must Do These 3 Things To Turbocharge Innovation
Across the globe, one business challenge has the ear of CEOs like few others: innovation. Six in 10 surveyed executives think the chance to avoid fal…

27 Jun. 2017 | Comments (0)
Why Mexico’s Economy Is Putting On The Breaks
A Conference Board analysis was recently released and projected Mexico's economy to grow at 1.8 percent in 2017.  This marks a downward revision …

30 Mar. 2017 | Comments (0)
How The G-20 Leaves Emerging Markets In Limbo
Trade Sentiment Lingers, Emerging Markets Face Headwinds There is little doubt that anti-trade sentiments are clouding the future of the global eco…