Global Economy Center Publications


  1. StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2017: How Much Will Stronger Global Growth Benefit a Recovery in Trade?

    September 2017 | StraightTalk®

    Trade is back, yes, but the shift toward more services-oriented economies in emerging markets and consolidation of global value chains might create a different relationship between trade and GDP going forward--making the recovery potentially unsustainable.

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    September 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report.

  3. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    September 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    A fading outlook for major emerging economies.

  4. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    September 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Growth gains steam in the Euro Area, but it is unlikely to last beyond 2018, when long-term supply constraints will start weighing in.

  5. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    September 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Economic outlook continues brightening for rest of 2017.

  6. China Center Chart Dive: Changes in discretionary spending patterns indicate emergent consumerism in China

    September 2017 | China Center Publications

    Even as discretionary spending is on the rise, Chinese spending on basic necessities remains relatively high compared to richer nations. 

  7. China Center Data Flash: July data suggest softening growth momentum

    September 2017 | China Center Publications

    Following the surprisingly upbeat data from June, growth moderated in July across almost all monthly indicators, including industrial production (IP), fixed asset investment (FAI), retail sales, and exports/imports.

  8. Job Satisfaction 2017 Edition: More Opportunity and Satisfaction in a Tighter Labor Market

    September 2017 | Research Report

    Job satisfaction has improved for the sixth year in a row, and much of the improvement is due to the improvement in the labor market. The Conference Board Job Satisfaction survey explains this trend and other useful insights about US employees’ sentiments about work based on our annual survey.

  9. Trade under Attack and Necessary Remedies for Dislocation from Economic Change

    August 2017 | Committee for Economic Development

    Trade has helped the US economy grow overall, but not every worker has benefited from it. Rather than protecting individual jobs, the US must create policies that help individual workers. 

  10. China Center Chart Dive: With capital flight seemingly under control, a resurgence in Chinese outbound FDI may be in the offing

    August 2017 | China Center Publications

    The widely reported regulatory clampdown on China’s Outbound Foreign Direct Investment (OFDI) may be over – for the time being.