Asia Publications


  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    Monthly economic series report

    (Economics Watch Reports, October 2017)

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    Slow investment growth is holding back the emerging market outlook.

    (Economics Watch Reports, October 2017)

  3. 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)

  4. 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)

  5. 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)

  6. Shareholder Voting Analytics (2014-2016): India Edition

    Shareholder Voting Analytics (2014-2016): India Edition reviews proxy voting data of companies that held their annual general meeting (AGM) between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2016 and at the time of their AGM, were in the S&P BSE 500 index and/or the NIFTY 500 index. 

    (Research Report, September 2017)

  7. Keeping the "Dream Team:" Leveraging Analytics to Retain Top Talent in Asia

    This report highlights the talent retention challenges faced by employers in Asia and sheds light on how organizations can leverage human capital analytics to aid their retention strategies.

    (Research Report, 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)