Asia Publications

2016

  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    Sentiment improved somewhat into the second quarter of 2016, but emerging markets’ economic fundamentals are weak and the growth outlook remains fragile.

    (Economics Watch Reports, May 2016)

  2. Global Economic Outlook 2016: Sub-Saharan Africa: Climbing a Steeper Hill?

    As sub-Saharan Africa’s growth pains continue in the coming decade, businesses must adopt a range of strategies to succeed across different groups of economies (undiversified, agricultural, frontier, and fragile) in the region.

    (Key Business Issues, May 2016)

  3. Navigating the Digital Economy: Capturing the Benefits from Increased Flexibility and Cost Reductions – CFO Implications

    The New Digital Economy has potential to significantly impact cost and revenue models. Revisiting these models and understanding the dynamics of this new context are a priority for financial executives.

    (Key Business Issues, May 2016)

  4. Navigating the Digital Economy: Managing Demand and Supply for Digital Jobs and Developing a Tech-Savvy Workforce – CHRO Implications

    The rise of the New Digital Economy is reshaping global labor markets. It offers opportunities, but also challenges in adjusting to labor shortages and changing demands for digital workers.

    (Key Business Issues, May 2016)

  5. Navigating the Digital Economy: Driving Digital Growth and Productivity from Installation to Deployment – CEO and CSO Implications

    Despite massive investments, digitization hasn’t recharged the economy. In the future, will we see small innovations and more slow growth—or a transformation that drives explosive growth?

    (Key Business Issues, May 2016)

  6. Navigating the New Digital Economy: Driving Digital Growth and Productivity from Installation to Deployment

    Our latest research examines the conundrum of the New Digital Economy: the economy is digitizing at an unprecedented pace, but so far hasn’t produced faster economic growth or productivity.

    (Key Business Issues, May 2016)

  7. China ResearchGraphic: The Growing Importance of Sustainability Reporting in China

    The Chinese government’s intensifying focus on improving the sustainability reporting of local companies indicates that better sustainability reporting is desired by regulators, and the demand of the Chinese public for better sustainability standards, enforcement, and transparency is driving this trend.

    (China Center Publications, May 2016)

  8. China Center Data Flash: Credit where credit isn’t due—the continuing structural deterioration in Q1

    On April 15, China's Q1 growth was officially announced as 6.7 percent. The construction and real estate sectors were the primary growth drivers in the quarter. While some declared a cyclical rebound, we disagree. 

    (China Center Publications, May 2016)

  9. Conference Board Human Capital in Review™: Focus on Employee Engagement

    This publication explores hot topics within employee engagement research by providing actionable summaries of contemporary literature.

    (Human Capital in Review, May 2016)

  10. China ResearchGraphic: The Big Cleanup—What Are China's National Green Policy Targets?

    China’s environment has suffered immensely from economic growth, and a major and sustained environmental cleanup is looming. Understanding the plans and targets is thus critical to detecting policy changes and assuring organizational readiness.

    (China Center Publications, April 2016)