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2017

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

    13 November, 2017 | Economics Program Working Paper Series

    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.

  2. Global Economic Outlook 2018 United States: 2018 Will Start with Momentum, But How Long Will It Last?

    13 November, 2017 | Key Business Issues

    The US economy is expected to continue its improved growth. In the short term, consumer demand growth will stay strong as the labor market continues to tighten. But expect a less supportive external environment for growth.

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

    13 November, 2017 | StraightTalk®

    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

    08 November, 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    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. Insights from Highly Innovative Companies: Results from The Conference Board and InnovationOne Global State of Innovation Survey 2017

    08 November, 2017 | Research Report

    High innovators think of innovation as a strategic imperative—not just as R&D. That’s just one of the highlights from The Conference Board and InnovationOne Global State of Innovation Survey 2017.

  6. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    08 November, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Stronger growth trajectory set to continue into 2018

  7. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    08 November, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    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® Economic Series Report

    08 November, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report

  9. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    08 November, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Limited upside potential for faster growth in 2018 for emerging markets

  10. 30 Truths about Talent Acquisition: Insights from the 4th Annual Talent Acquisition Conference

    31 October, 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    Do you have an employer brand? How good is your candidate experience? Are your business and acquisition strategies aligned? As your talent needs heat up, how you answer these questions will become paramount.

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

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