Europe Publications

2016

  1. 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)

  2. 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)

  3. 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)

  4. 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)

  5. 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)

  6. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    Euro Area growth and inflation remain subdued, triggering more monetary stimulus. Special topic: How have adjustments helped the Eurozone periphery gain competitiveness, and do we see reform fatigue?

    (Economics Watch Reports, April 2016)

  7. 25 Truths about Executive Coaching

    What’s the right coaching philosophy for your organization? Coaching isn’t one-size-fits-all. Companies should pick and choose among the latest tools and techniques for what fits their culture and their people.

    (Conference KeyNotes, April 2016)

  8. China Center Quick Note: China, the WTO, and the "Market Economy Status" Debate

    Has China become a market economy?

    (China Center Publications, April 2016)

  9. China ResearchGraphic: Labor Strife in China -- Anticipating Stress Points, Preparing to Respond

    As China's economic slowdown deepens and associated volatilities increase, labor unrest is on the rise. Data collected by China Labor Bulletin, a Hong Kong-based NGO, shows that the number of labor strikes has increased dramatically over the past three years.

    (China Center Publications, April 2016)

  10. China ResearchGraphic - Income, Consumption, and Savings in China: Now and in 2025

    How will disposable income and consumption evolve for Chinese households?

    (China Center Publications, April 2016)