Economic Indicators & Forecasting Publications


  1. Global Economic Outlook 2018: Europe: Preparing for Slower Growth

    November 2017 | Key Business Issues

    Most economies in Europe are enjoying robust growth momentum, with consumer spending in the driving seat. This may well continue into the first half of 2018, though we expect a gradual move toward slower trend growth.

  2. Global Economic Outlook 2018: Emerging Asia: Slowing, but Still Leading the Way

    November 2017 | Key Business Issues

    Economic growth in emerging Asia has been higher than in the rest of the emerging world over the last decade. Despite a coming slowdown in the region, that trend is likely to continue.

  3. Global Growth Projections for The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook 2018

    November 2017 | Economics Program Working Paper Series

    This paper presents the methodology for The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook 2018 which includes growth projections for 11 major regions and individual estimates for 33 mature and 36 emerging market economies for 2018–2022, and 2023–2027.

  4. Global Economic Outlook 2018: United States: 2018 Will Start with Momentum, But How Long Will It Last?

    November 2017 | Key Business Issues

    The US economy is expected to continue its improved growth. In the short term, consumer demand growth will stay strong as the labor market continues to tighten. But expect a less supportive external environment for growth.

  5. Global Economic Outlook 2018: Global Economy: Half Empty or Half Full?

    November 2017 | StraightTalk®

    The glass is half empty if the current uptick in growth is fueled by temporary factors. But the glass is half full if growth can be sustained through talent, digitization, and productivity.

  6. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    November 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report

  7. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    November 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Limited upside potential for faster growth in 2018 for emerging markets

  8. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    November 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    This autumn has given the European economy a little more wind at its back. The Euro Area economy will start strong in 2018.

  9. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    November 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Stronger growth trajectory set to continue into 2018

  10. China Center Data Flash: Growth Broadly Steady in September, Politically Contrived or Real TBD

    October 2017 | China Center Publications

    According to official data, China’s economy expanded 6.8 percent YOY in Q3, slightly lower than 6.9 percent in the first half of 2017. No other reading could have been politically possible in the run-up to the all-important 19th Party Congress.