Economic Indicators & Forecasting Publications

2017

  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    October 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Slow investment growth is holding back the emerging market outlook.

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    October 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Labor market data confirm that the business cycle is beginning to mature.

  3. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    October 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Economy rides 2017 momentum into 2018

  4. China Center Data Flash: Growth continued weakening in August

    September 2017 | China Center Publications

    Data from the last two months reinforces our expectation of a moderate slowdown in the second half of 2017. A slowdown in investment growth will be the primary drag on growth, but resilience in consumption and exports should offset some of this drag in the short term. 

  5. China Center Chart Dive: Household spending ratio increased in rural areas but decreased in urban areas

    September 2017 | China Center Publications

    Residents of rural China are beginning to save less in order to spend more. This is not the case in urban locations, although people in both areas are consuming more than ever.

  6. 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.

  7. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    September 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report.

  8. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    September 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    A fading outlook for major emerging economies.

  9. 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.

  10. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    September 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Economic outlook continues brightening for rest of 2017.