The Conference Board uses cookies to improve our website, enhance your experience, and deliver relevant messages and offers about our products. Detailed information on the use of cookies on this site is provided in our cookie policy. For more information on how The Conference Board collects and uses personal data, please visit our privacy policy. By continuing to use this Site or by clicking "OK", you consent to the use of cookies. 
The Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

In 2017, a pickup in business investment, a stronger external environment thanks to a weaker dollar, and continued robust consumption growth have helped US economic growth pickup in 2017. So long as business and consumer confidence remain in place, the economy is poised to enjoy 2.5 percent growth in 2018, even if a strengthening dollar and slower growth in the Euro Area and China create less favorable conditions for trade.

Support Our Work

Support our nonpartisan, nonprofit research and insights which help leaders address societal challenges.

Donate

OTHER RELATED CONTENT

RESEARCH & INSIGHTS

Job Satisfaction 2020

Job Satisfaction 2020

September 14, 2020 | Research Report

Gulf Economic Outlook 2020 - Q3 Update

Gulf Economic Outlook 2020 - Q3 Update

August 31, 2020 | Publication

WEBCASTS

COUNCILS

BLOGS

PRESS RELEASES & IN THE NEWS