Emerging Markets In 2018: Six Signs To Watch
January 30 | Abdul Erumban, Senior Economist, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Following a largely successful 2017, emerging markets could very well continue making strong economic progress in 2018. This year, it’s evident the growth of many developing economies will hinge on six main factors.
CEOs Must Do These 3 Things To Turbocharge Innovation
November 29 | Ataman Ozyildirim, Ph.D., Director, Business Cycles and Growth Research, The Conference Board | Victor Assad | Comments (0)
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 falling behind their competitors has passed. Much of the anxiety from today’s business environment ties back to their commitment – or lack thereof – to innovation.
10 Takeaways from the 2017 Lisboa Web Summit
November 29 | John Metselaar, Co-Leader, Productivity and Innovation Center, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Earlier this month, I had the privilege of attending the renowned Web Summit in Lisboa. While this four-day festival of ideas produced an endless stream of takeaways, here are my top ten...
What’s in Store for Emerging Markets?
August 24 | Abdul Erumban, Senior Economist, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Looking ahead, the outlook for emerging markets during the second half remains solid. However, whether growth can accelerate much beyond the first half is probably a long shot.
We can turbocharge our technology industry with immigration reform
June 27 | Brian Schaitkin, Senior Economist, The Conference Board | Diane Lim, Ph.D., Principal Economist, The Conference Board | Comments (0)
Today, “tech week” begins at the White House. The five-day confab will reportedly see the likes of technology experts and big-name CEOs like Microsoft’s Satya Nadella, Oracle’s Safra Catz, and Apple’s Tim Cook. They plan on covering a host of topics, including the elephant in the room: our fundamentally flawed immigration system. Left unaddressed, the issue poses a growing threat to several sectors including tech. For a course correction, it would behoove summit participants to consider a policy