Global Economy Center Publications

2017

  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    July 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    The US economy remains on track for above 2 percent growth in 2017

  2. 25 Truths about M&A Integration: Insights from the Merger Integration Conference

    July 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    The need for transformative M&A deals is urgent. Deal volume is growing, deal rationales are changing, and the cultural and geographic scope of mergers is expanding. Communication and deal prep are paramount.

  3. 25 Truths about HR's Role in Mergers and Acquisitions: Insights from the HR M&A Lab

    July 2017 | Conference KeyNotes

    HR has growing importance in mergers and acquisitions. Cross-border elements, global staffing issues, and complex value propositions are areas where HR can help drive deal value, along with due diligence and budgeting.

  4. China Center Chart Dive: Workforce skill gaps loom large for Made in China 2025

    June 2017 | China Center Publications

    Talent challenges are likely to drag on the progress of China’s major new plan to modernize and upgrade its manufacturing sector, the controversial and contentious “Made in China 2025” initiative.

  5. Ensuring Accountability in Modern Trade Policy

    June 2017 | Executive Action Report

    Regulatory cooperation for the new generation of trade agreements is promising, reasonable, and controllable. If done correctly, it will benefit consumers and maintain consumer protection. However, a regulatory cooperation body needs transparency and a set of rules to be fully accountable to EU citizens.

  6. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    June 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Recent downside risks challenge the outlook for emerging markets for remainder of the year.

  7. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    June 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Eurozone exporters are not (yet) fully benefiting from global trade growth

  8. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    June 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    The growth trend of US economy continues at about 2 percent.

  9. StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2017: Can the Recent Upswing Put Global Growth Back on Track?

    June 2017 | StraightTalk®

    The latest estimates of monthly leading economic indicators and quarterly GDP growth indicate that rising confidence among business and consumers in recent quarters has translated into a small positive impact on the real economy.

  10. China Center Data Flash: Growth peaked in Q1 but is likely to remain steady for a while

    May 2017 | China Center Publications

    Leading economic indicators including the official PMI and PPI, as well as The Conference Board LEI, all suggest that China's growth over the short term peaked in Q1.