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Consumer Dynamics Publications


  1. Marketing & Communications Center Newsletter (US) - April 2019

    April 2019 | Newsletter

    A new report calculates efficacy rates for standardized social outcomes, revealing that most nonprofit programs supported by companies achieve their targets

  2. Conference Board® Global Consumer Confidence Survey

    February 2019 | Research Report

    The Global Consumer Confidence Index increased slightly in the fourth quarter of 2018, its highest reading in 14 years, but improvements were concentrated in a few large emerging markets. In fact, 39 out of 64 countries showed a decline.


  1. Consumer Dynamics Center Newsletter - November 2018

    November 2018 | Newsletter

    Overall spending growth has remained strong and can stay strong in 2019 as long as a strong labor market and consumer confidence remain in place, and policy surprises like dramatic changes to trade policy are kept to a minimum

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    November 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report

  3. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    November 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    Near-term growth in large emerging market economies is likely to remain soft.

  4. Global Economic Outlook 2019: Emerging Asia—Slower and Riskier, but Still Ahead of the Pack

    November 2018 | Key Business Issues

    Economic growth in emerging Asia will still look robust compared to other parts of the world. However, the region still faces risks; trade policy volatility, monetary policy tightening in the United States, high local debt burdens, rising energy prices, and declining local currency valuations will all have an impact.

  5. Economics Watch® - China View: More stimulus but slower growth ahead

    October 2018 | China Center Publications

    China’s official GDP growth slowed to 6.5 percent y-o-y in Q3. Policy easing is expected to intensify to prevent overslowing. 

  6. Consumer Dynamics Center Newsletter - October 2018

    October 2018 | Newsletter

    Companies need to build a mechanism to gauge consumers’ preferences for causes and integrate that with a measurement framework across all stakeholders of an organization

  7. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    October 2018 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report.

  8. Consumer Dynamics Center Newsletter - September 2018

    September 2018 | Newsletter

    Propelled by a historically tight job market, US consumer spending is on the rise—and looks to remain strong for some time to come