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2017

  1. Immigration Policy That Works: Bringing Foreign-Born Workers into High-Shortage Occupations to Grow Our Economy

    14 June, 2017 | Committee for Economic Development

    This policy brief recommends steps to reform immigration policy, including suggestions for employing both native-born workers and immigrants to flexibly address looming labor shortages.

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    14 June, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Recent downside risks challenge the outlook for emerging markets for remainder of the year.

  3. 25 Truths about Leadership Development: Insights from the 2017 Leadership Development Conference

    13 June, 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    What makes a leader? While leadership roles may be formal and staid, leadership development professionals are finding that even employees without managerial authority can influence the business culture of an organization.

  4. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    13 June, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Eurozone exporters are not (yet) fully benefiting from global trade growth

  5. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    13 June, 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    The growth trend of US economy continues at about 2 percent.

  6. A Roadmap to Sustainable Supply Chain Standards: Decoding Progress, Challenges, and Best Practices

    12 June, 2017 | Key Business Issues

    This report is a resource for understanding how sustainable supply chain standards and codes of conduct are evolving, and how companies can adapt to increasing demands for global transparency and accountability.

  7. China Center Quick Note: The Belt and Road -- Globalization with Chinese Characteristics

    12 June, 2017 | China Center Publications

    Most emerging markets within the “One Belt, One Road” geography find Beijing’s geo-economic vision for Eurasian integration compelling, at least for now; developed country political leaders and MNC executives should incorporate this reality into their planning assumptions for the region.

  8. 25 Truths about Women's Leadership: Insights from the 2017 Women's Leadership Conference

    09 June, 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    It’s normal for women to be ambitious—but it’s not normal in our culture. Progress requires women to change not themselves and their unique capabilities, but the system that hinders them.

  9. StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2017: Can the Recent Upswing Put Global Growth Back on Track?

    08 June, 2017 | StraightTalk®

    The latest estimates of monthly leading economic indicators and quarterly GDP growth indicate that rising confidence among business and consumers in recent quarters has translated into a small positive impact on the real economy.

  10. 25 Truths about Customer Experience: Insights from the 2017 Customer Experience Conference

    08 June, 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    The best way to provide a great customer experience is to stay on top of evolving customer needs and view disruption as a new way to please customers.

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