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Emerging Markets Mergers and Acquisitions Council
The Council provides senior executives in charge of Mergers and Acquisitions for Emerging Markets, including Asia, with a network of professional peers.

Economists Council
This Council brings together economists from the financial services and industrial communities to exchange views on the emerging economic environment.

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Publications

The Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

Uncertainty remains the buzzword, yet the European economies are surprisingly resilient.

(Economics Watch Reports, February 2017)

China Center Data Flash: Slowdown to Resume in 2017

On January 20, China’s official 2016 GDP growth was announced to be 6.7 percent, meeting the target range set by the government. Lower growth is anticipated for 2017 as economic policies slowly shift from growth supporting to risk curbing.

(China Center Publications, February 2017)

Introducing the Connected Spender: The Digital Consumer of the Future (Executive Summary)

Reaching consumers through income-based approaches is an insufficient and outdated predictor of consumer spending. Our research defines a new concept, “connected spenders,” that better enables companies to effectively reach consumers who are ready and able to spend on goods and services.

(The Demand Institute, February 2017)

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Webcasts

The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
08 March, 2017 03:00 PM CET [15:00] (Brussels), 09:00 AM ET [09:00] (New York), 02:00 PM UTC [14:00]

After first discussing developments that affect the short-term outlook of the Euro Area economy, this webcast will then focus on Italy, in an attempt to provide our viewers with a better understanding about what keeps the economy afloat despite the country's slow growth and high public debt. CPE credit available

Governance Watch
14 March, 2017 12:00 PM ET [12:00] (New York), 04:00 PM UTC [16:00]

Hosted in collaboration with Cleary Gottlieb, Governance Watch is designed to address the latest developments in corporate governance through bi-monthly webcasts featuring provocative expert guests and insights. CPE and CLE credit available.

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ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.1%
  • Brazil 2.8%
  • China 1.1%
  • Euro Area 0.6%
  • France 0.4%
  • Germany 0.8%
  • India 0.3%
  • Japan 1.3%
  • Korea 0.5%
  • Mexico 0.2%
  • Spain 0.2%
  • U.K. 0.0%
  • U.S. 0.6%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website