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Europe Publications

2018

  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    The Euro Area economy moderated in Q1, and growth is likely to moderate further for the remainder of the year.

    (Economics Watch Reports, May 2018)

  2. EU Circular Economy Package: A Challenging Yet Important Impulse

    Corporate boards should be aware of the European Commission’s concepts of “recycle, repair and re-use” and waste avoidance, which are central to its Circular Economy Package.

    (Director Notes, April 2018)

  3. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    The outlook for the first half of the year remains strong, but there are early signs that the economy will moderate during the second half of 2018.

    (Economics Watch Reports, April 2018)

  4. Trading Up: With global growth finally on the rise, is the trade recovery sustainable? (Executive Summary)

    This report, which introduces a new global value chain dataset tool, examines whether the trade recovery is sustainable and why reevaluating global operations strategy using current data is so critical.

    (Key Business Issues, April 2018)

  5. Global Labor Market Outlook 2018: Finding Ways to Counteract Worker Shortages (Executive Summary)

    The global economy has entered 2018 with strong economic growth, and the US is not alone in experiencing a tightened labor market, leading to several labor market challenges for businesses in advanced economies.

    (Key Business Issues, March 2018)

  6. Global Labor Market Outlook 2018: Finding Ways to Counteract Worker Shortages

    The global economy has entered 2018 with strong economic growth, and the US is not alone in experiencing a tightened labor market, leading to several labor market challenges for businesses in advanced economies.

    (Key Business Issues, March 2018)

  7. Resources on Trade and Global Value Chains

    This report is the first of a series on global trade and value chains by The Conference Board. Upcoming studies will include: (1) an exploration of reshoring trends and their impact on labor markets in mature economies, and (2) an interview-driven overview of the implications of trade and GVC trends on multinational corporations.

    (Key Business Issues, March 2018)

  8. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    With GDP growth reaching 2.5 percent in the Euro Area and 3.3 percent globally, the fear of a recession is no longer a concern for CEOs.

    (Economics Watch Reports, March 2018)

  9. StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2018: Back to the Old Normal?

    What are the opportunities and challenges to businesses for sustaining growth beyond the current cyclical uptick? This StraightTalk® looks at how current growth may evolve and how C-Suite executives view the challenges ahead.

    (StraightTalk®, March 2018)

  10. Trading Up: With Global Growth Finally on the Rise, Is the Trade Recovery Sustainable?

    This report, which introduces a new global value chain dataset tool, examines whether the trade recovery is sustainable and why reevaluating global operations strategy using current data is so critical.

    (Key Business Issues, February 2018)