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2016

  1. End of Cold, Hard Cash

    29 August, 2016 | Research Report

    The rise in internet access in emerging markets is expanding consumers’ horizons and fueling their demand for new ways to pay for the products and services of the modern economy. 

  2. China CEO Council Session Report - Getting through to 2022

    16 August, 2016 | China Center Publications

    A simplified summary of selected premises and insights from the June 2, 2016, China CEO Council meeting in Beijing. Some 30 MNC country heads and deputies attended the session, which was hosted by Microsoft. This report summarizes and supplements the PowerPoint workshop decks used for the session.

  3. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    12 August, 2016 | Economics Watch Reports

    Despite modest improvement in manufacturing, persistent overcapacity continues to weigh on emerging markets’ growth in 2016.

  4. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    12 August, 2016 | Economics Watch Reports

    US economic expansion continues to disappoint.

  5. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    12 August, 2016 | Economics Watch Reports

    This month, we try to read the earliest data on confidence and industrial production to understand what impact Brexit will have on the real economy. Surveys show so far a modest negative impact in 2016 in the Euro Area but a much larger slump in the UK.

  6. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    10 August, 2016 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report

  7. China Center Quick Note: China's New "Going Out"

    05 August, 2016 | China Center Publications

    China’s previous Going Out campaign was dominated by large, old-economy, industrial SOEs, but that has changed rapidly over the past two years; new key players – both State and private – are now focused on new-economy innovation prizes.

  8. Brexit Effect: Unpacking the Impact of Uncertainty on the Economy

    02 August, 2016 | Executive Action Report

    Low confidence, high uncertainty, and postponed investment decisions are some of the short-term impacts we can expect from the United Kingdom’s stunning decision to leave the European Union. 

  9. End of Cold, Hard Cash and the Global Shift toward Cashless Consumer Payments

    02 August, 2016 | Executive Summary

    We summarize the global shift to cashless consumer payments and the opportunities for consumer-facing businesses as they navigate the change.

  10. 25 Truths about Sustainability: Insights from the Sustainability Summit

    02 August, 2016 | Conference KeyNotes

    There’s good and bad news in sustainability. Good: more businesses are taking sustainability seriously. Bad: for many, “growth” still means “selling more product.” The solution: sustainable innovations that also drive business growth.

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