United States Publications


  1. State of Digital and Social Media Risk Management

    Although digital governance teams and Digital Centers of Excellence are becoming common oversight structures, most do not yet have fully optimized, managed, and resourced processes and programs to manage new and growing types of digital and social media risks.

    (Research Report, October 2017)

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    Monthly economic series report

    (Economics Watch Reports, October 2017)

  3. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    Economy rides 2017 momentum into 2018

    (Economics Watch Reports, October 2017)

  4. Environmental and Social Proposals in the 2017 Proxy Season

    The volume of environmental and social proposals at Russell 3000 companies has consistently gone up in the past five years.

    (Director Notes, October 2017)

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

    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. 

    (China Center Publications, September 2017)

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

    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.

    (China Center Publications, September 2017)

  7. China Center Deep Dive Exchange Session Report: Military Tensions in Northeast Asia and the South China Sea

    In mid-September 2017, The Conference Board China Center convened nearly two dozen member company executives to compare perspectives and discuss what steps MNCs can take to dimension, plan for, and mitigate risks accompanying the increasingly tense geopolitical environment in East Asia.

    (China Center Publications, September 2017)

  8. StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2017: How Much Will Stronger Global Growth Benefit a Recovery in Trade?

    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.

    (StraightTalk®, September 2017)

  9. China Center Chart Dive: China's economic accommodation of North Korea appears to be decreasing

    New data show that China appears to be substantively squeezing the economic lifeline to North Korea that it has maintained for decades. 

    (China Center Publications, September 2017)

  10. China Center Quick Note: China's New Philanthropy Regulations Should Be Helpful for MNC Donors

    Despite legitimate concerns about tightening controls on civil society, China’s new philanthropic regulations portend important improvements to problems long plaguing corporate giving for foreign companies active in the country.

    (China Center Publications, September 2017)