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United States Publications


  1. China and the UN Sustainable Development Goals: Policy Priorities and Business Strategies

    Many of China’s most pressing domestic policies align with the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. But for most businesses, directly addressing the SDGs is unchartered territory.

    (Research Report, July 2018)

  2. US Salary Increase Budgets for 2019

    Our annual Salary Increase Budgets Survey indicates that the median 2018 actual total salary increase budget and merit increases across all employee groups are 3 percent, as they have been for the past seven years.

    (Research Report, July 2018)

  3. 24 Truths About Change and Transformation Insights from the 16th Annual Change and Transformation Conference

    Digital transformation at an organization may start well but lose momentum. Often the stumbling block is corporate culture. Changing the culture can make all the difference.

    (Conference KeyNotes, July 2018)

  4. StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2018: Will Trade Barriers Derail the Global Economy?

    For now, the global economy seems barely shaken by trade policy tensions. But as the business cycle ages, it will become more important to monitor risk factors. 

    (StraightTalk®, July 2018)

  5. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    Monthly economic series report.

    (Economics Watch Reports, July 2018)

  6. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    Domestic outlook remains strong despite trade tensions.

    (Economics Watch Reports, July 2018)

  7. China Center Insight Compilation: Dimensioning Chinese Consumption Dynamics

    The following collation of recent China Center reports illuminates different aspects of the unfolding consumption story in China and outlines the implications for MNCs.

    (China Center Publications, July 2018)

  8. China Center Presentation Deck: Appraising Income Inequality in China

    Income inequality is a serious and growing problem in China, and the impact of wealth and income inequality is clearly observable in China’s consumer market dynamics. 

    (China Center Publications, July 2018)

  9. 22 Truths about Diversity and Inclusion: Insights from the 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Conference

    Embed diversity and inclusion into your business strategy to help create a more inclusive culture. The by-product: increased creativity, problem solving, and employee engagement and well-being.

    (Conference KeyNotes, July 2018)

  10. 23 Truths about Ethics Insights from the Ethics Conference Ethical Breakdowns: How Great Companies Close the Intention-Action Gap

    Most leaders want to do the right thing and know that ethics aligns with success. But tensions between transparency and brand protection can make doing right difficult, especially in the #metoo era.

    (Conference KeyNotes, July 2018)