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Labor Markets Publications

2019

  1. Economy, Strategy & Finance Center Newsletter (US) - June 2019

    June 2019 | Newsletter

    Most likely scenario for the rest of 2019: a stabilization of the global economy at a slightly slower growth rate (2.8 percent) than in 2018 (3.2 percent).

  2. Economy, Strategy & Finance Center Newsletter (US) - April 2019

    April 2019 | Newsletter

    Despite relatively strong sentiment regarding job prospects and personal finances, global consumers are more cautious about spending intentions

  3. Economy, Strategy & Finance Center Newsletter (US) - March 2019

    March 2019 | Newsletter

    The Conference Board® Global Consumer Confidence Index increased slightly in the fourth quarter of 2018, its highest reading in 14 years, but improvements were concentrated in only a few large emerging markets

  4. Economy, Strategy & Finance Center Newsletter (US) - February 2019

    February 2019 | Newsletter

    Businesses that "go local," or source inputs locally, see stronger revenue growth but slower labor productivity growth compared to businesses that continue to source globally

2018

  1. Labor Markets Center Newsletter - November 2018

    November 2018 | Newsletter

    Hype about the growth of the nontraditional workforce exceeds reality—hard data shows the share of nontraditional workers today is no different than it was twenty years ago

  2. Labor Markets Center Newsletter - October 2018

    October 2018 | Newsletter

    Employers should consider what’s within their control to shape employee job satisfaction

  3. Labor Markets Center Newsletter - September 2018

    September 2018 | Newsletter

    When workers are in short supply, job satisfaction is higher.

  4. Employee Engagement Center Newsletter - August 2018

    August 2018 | Newsletter

    Tightening labor markets are having a strong impact on recruiting, retention, and labor costs—and employers are already reacting to the crunch in a variety of novel ways

  5. Labor Markets Center Newsletter

    July 2018 | Newsletter

    Businesses are now more likely than ever to invest in automation to relieve labor shortages and contain labor costs

  6. Labor Markets Center Newsletter

    June 2018 | Newsletter

    As the labor market tightens further, companies that don’t give their employees raises will increasingly experience higher employee turnover, lower success in recruiting, and less worker satisfaction