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  1. China Center Data Flash: Marginal slowdown in trend growth anticipated for 2018

    December 2017

    October data confirmed that China’s trend growth momentum is modestly weakening. Growth is likely to see marginal slowing in 2018, driven by intensifying deleveraging pressures. 

  2. Global Growth Projections for The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook 2018

    November 2017

    This paper presents the methodology for The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook 2018 which includes growth projections for 11 major regions and individual estimates for 33 mature and 36 emerging market economies for 2018–2022, and 2023–2027.

  3. Global Economic Outlook 2018: Global Economy: Half Empty or Half Full?

    November 2017

    The glass is half empty if the current uptick in growth is fueled by temporary factors. But the glass is half full if growth can be sustained through talent, digitization, and productivity.

  4. 20 Truths about Corporate Development: Insights from the 2017 Corporate Development Conference

    November 2017

    Corporate development has the potential to entirely restructure and revolutionize industries. This can be done by combining things that that already exist in creative ways or by divesting. 

  5. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    November 2017

    Monthly economic series report

  6. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    November 2017

    Limited upside potential for faster growth in 2018 for emerging markets

  7. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    November 2017

    This autumn has given the European economy a little more wind at its back. The Euro Area economy will start strong in 2018.

  8. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    November 2017

    Stronger growth trajectory set to continue into 2018

  9. China Center Data Flash: Growth Broadly Steady in September, Politically Contrived or Real TBD

    October 2017

    According to official data, China’s economy expanded 6.8 percent YOY in Q3, slightly lower than 6.9 percent in the first half of 2017. No other reading could have been politically possible in the run-up to the all-important 19th Party Congress.

  10. China Center Quick Note: Politics in Command - China after the 19th Party Congress

    October 2017

    The 19th Party Congress and its subsequent 1st Plenum, which ran October 18-25, had been widely anticipated for nearly a year. With the dust just now settling, we begin the difficult work of interpreting what actually transpired at the Congress and what it means for foreign investors in China.

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