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Labor Markets Publications

2019

  1. Economy, Strategy & Finance Center Newsletter - 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

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    March 2019 | Economics Watch Reports

    Pessimism among businesses and consumers has eased, yet the outlook for the service sector remains stronger than for manufacturing. 

  3. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    March 2019 | Economics Watch Reports

    Growth will slow down in large emerging market economies, except in Brazil.

  4. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    March 2019 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report.

  5. China Labor Market Quarterly Update: Q4 2018 in Review

    March 2019 | China Center Publications

    Employment dynamics in China are changing dramatically, both in scale and in pace. So far, the transition appears relatively smooth, but moving forward it will require continued, significant government resources to assure stability.

  6. Economy, Strategy & Finance Center Newsletter - 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

  7. C-Suite Challenge 2019: The Future-Ready Organization

    January 2019 | Key Business Issues Listing

    How CEOs and C-suite executives are transforming for the future—opportunities and challenges ahead

  8. C-Suite Challenge 2019: The Future-Ready Organization

    January 2019 | Key Business Issues

    How CEOs and C-suite executives are transforming for the future—opportunities and challenges ahead

  9. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    January 2019 | Economics Watch Reports

    Stock market volatility reflects a weaker profits environment.

2018

  1. Blue-Collar Worker Shortages: Navigating a Business Environment of Higher Labor Costs

    December 2018 | Key Business Issues

    The threat of labor shortages is more acute in blue-collar and low-pay services occupations than in more highly educated white-collar occupations, the exact opposite of the prevailing trends in recent decades.