Global Economy Center Publications

2017

  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    January 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    The new year brings more optimism, but uncertainties over the impact of policy initiatives have mounted.

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    January 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report

  3. China Center Data Flash: Less Supportive Monetary Policy—Expect Heightened Volatility

    January 2017 | China Center Publications

    From the November data, we already see weakening signs in real estate investment and housing construction growth, the early stages of a housing market down-cycle. As supportive monetary policy and the housing market diminish as growth drivers, infrastructure investment becomes a more critical buffer to buoy growth.

  4. China Center Chart Dive: China's Long March toward a Diminishing Labor Supply

    January 2017 | China Center Publications

    China is currently experiencing a pronounced demographic shift that will have a serious impact on MNCs in China. Over the past decade, it has transformed from a nation with an abundance of young people to one with an increasingly aged population.

2016

  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    December 2016 | Economics Watch Reports

    Despite some tailwinds from stabilized energy and commodity prices, emerging markets' uncertainty rises as global policy risks increase in 2017.

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    December 2016 | Economics Watch Reports

    There is a small positive Trump effect on the US growth outlook in 2017, but uncertainty around the base forecast is high.

  3. China Center Chart Dive: New GDP Projections Suggest Ongoing "Soft Fall" to Continue

    December 2016 | China Center Publications

    The Conference Board has released its updated global growth projections for 2017, and the next two five-year periods. Our projection for China shows a continuation of the “long soft fall” in GDP growth to 3.8 percent in 2017, down from 3.9 percent in 2016.

  4. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    December 2016 | Economics Watch Reports

    Solid economic data point to continued growth toward the end of 2016, but the overall outlook remains fragile.

  5. 22 Truths about Global Business Services: Insights from the 20th Annual Global Business and Shared Services Conference

    December 2016 | Conference KeyNotes

    As global business services (GBS) continues to evolve, practitioners are moving away from the single service model and toward a more holistic approach that is increasingly global and interconnected.

  6. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    December 2016 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report