Consumer Dynamics Center Publications

2018

  1. Impact of Demographic Trends on US Consumer Spending: Incorporating the Effect of Race/Ethnicity

    January 2018 | Key Business Issues

    US population growth over the next decade is likely to vary dramatically by age, race/ethnicity, and geography, which will create differences in consumer spending growth across products and regions.

2017

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

    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. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    October 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report

  3. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    October 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Economy rides 2017 momentum into 2018

  4. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    September 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report.

  5. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    September 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Economic outlook continues brightening for rest of 2017.

  6. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    August 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Better investment and global conditions will help the US economy to pick up speed in the second half of 2017.

  7. China Center Chart Dive: China's labor compensation share of GDP is on the rise; this should be good for consumption in the near-term

    August 2017 | China Center Publications

    High household savings rates have worked to constrain consumption in China for a long time. However, recent data suggests a decline in Chinese savings rates. This may partially explain the resilience of consumption growth in China, even as the country’s overall economic growth continues to slow.

  8. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    July 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    The US economy remains on track for above 2 percent growth in 2017

  9. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    July 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report.