Europe Publications

2017

  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    There is a widespread perception that the business climate in the Euro Area is improving. Available data - other than surveys - match these optimistic expectations only to some extent. 

    (Economics Watch Reports, April 2017)

  2. 25 Truths about Joint Ventures

    More and more, companies are looking to joint ventures: to help topline growth, allay local fears about loss of intellectual property to foreign competitors, and to help companies enter new international markets. 

    (Conference KeyNotes, April 2017)

  3. 30 Truths about Cybersecurity

    There are two kinds of companies: those that have been hacked and those that don’t know it yet. Cyber risk is not just an IT concern, but a crucial business issue.

    (Conference KeyNotes, April 2017)

  4. 24 Truths about Executive Coaching

    Rather than merely mitigating damaging behaviors, today’s executive coaches play a crucial role in driving successful teamwork, self-empowerment, and lasting change for the full spectrum of executives.

    (Conference KeyNotes, April 2017)

  5. Broken American Dream—Viewed through the Lens of Europe

    In their new book Sustaining Capitalism, authors Steve Odland and Joseph Minarik at the Committee for Economic Development (CED) of The Conference Board detail solutions for restoring trust in the American system. What can Europe learn from proposed solutions for the United States?

    (Executive Action Report, April 2017)

  6. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    Euro Area growth momentum remains positive, while changes in monetary policy can be expected in 2017 as inflation returns.

    (Economics Watch Reports, March 2017)

  7. Economic Contribution of the Food and Beverage Industry

    This report provides insights into the food and beverage industry’s multiple roles, including meeting emerging consumer demands,  responding to evolving public policy, and contributing meaningfully to regional economies.

    (Committee for Economic Development, March 2017)

  8. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    After a brief slowdown in Q1, the US economy returns to its slow growth trend.

    (Economics Watch Reports, March 2017)

  9. Director Notes: Integrating Creating Shared Value and Corporate Governance

    This report provides a framework for integrating CSV and corporate governance while examining five examples where a company has adopted the approach as a fundamental part of the company strategy by all parts of the corporation.

    (Director Notes, March 2017)

  10. China Center Quick Note: Hope for the best, plan for the worst -- A look at the potential negative consequences of US-China friction

    China’s treatment of Norway, South Korea, and Japan during recent politically motivated economic disputes is instructive for understanding how Beijing may respond to provocations from Washington. Foreign MNCs, especially US brands, should catalog their potential risk exposures stemming from China’s formal and informal retaliatory tools and make appropriate preparations.

    (China Center Publications, March 2017)