Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy Publications

2016

  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    July 2016 | Economics Watch Reports

    Emerging markets have shrugged off the Brexit panic, for now, but show little sign of growth acceleration for the rest of the year.

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    July 2016 | Economics Watch Reports

    The Euro Area was on a moderate recovery path before the EU referendum. In reaction to Brexit, investors moved their capital toward less risky assets, bringing to the surface the weakness of the Italian banks and uncertainty around future investment decisions.

  3. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    July 2016 | Economics Watch Reports

    The US economy is on a below 2 percent growth path.

  4. Deciphering Labor and Skill Shortages in Asia with Workforce Analytics

    July 2016 | Research Report

    This report profiles labor markets in China, India, Indonesia, and the Philippines and provides guidelines for using workforce analytics to address talent concerns in the region.

  5. Digital Transformation: What Is It and What Does It Mean for Human Capital?

    July 2016 | Key Business Issues

    Within an enterprise, digital transformation often leads to significant changes in business strategy that  may reshape a company or disrupt an entire industry. These changes translate into new human capital challenges.

  6. Digital Transformation: What Is It and What Does It Mean for Human Capital? (CEO Business Implications)

    July 2016 | Key Business Issues

    Consider whether the executive team is equipped to lead digital transformation or whether additional expertise is needed: one of six actions CEOs need to take to accelerate digital transformation in their organizations.

  7. ICT Asset Prices: Marshaling Evidence into New Measures

    July 2016 | Economics Program Working Paper Series

    This paper provides the sources and methods used to construct national accounts-style price deflators for the major components of ICT investment: communications equipment, computer equipment, and software.

  8. ICT Prices and ICT Services: What do they tell us about productivity and technology?

    July 2016 | Economics Program Working Paper Series

    This paper reassesses the link between ICT prices, technology, and productivity. The currently available information on ICT asset prices and ICT services is put under a microscope, and official prices are found to substantially understate actual ICT price declines.

  9. China Center Data Flash: Flat data in May -- another post-stimulus lull

    July 2016 | China Center Publications

    Credit growth slowed for the second month in a row, and housing market hyperbole has begun to fade. The Q1 growth spikes in these two areas don’t have sustainable momentum. 

  10. China Center Quick Note: China & Brexit

    July 2016 | China Center Publications

    There are several ways to assess China’s exposure to the events in Europe, including examining China’s engagement with the UK and the EU in terms of international trade, FDI flows, and the RMB. Equally important, however, is to consider what Brexit means for China’s engagement with Europe on a geo-economic and geopolitical scale.