South Asia Publications


  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    Despite country-specific risks, emerging markets keep performing as solid contributors to global growth.

    (Economics Watch Reports, August 2017)

  2. China Center Data Flash: June data beats expectations, but marginal slowdown still likely in 2H

    The marginal growth rebound posted in 1H was cyclical. However, an uptick in exports, the resilience in consumption growth, and tailwinds from the subsiding housing market boom and infrastructure spending have fueled the continuation of growth thus far into 2H. 

    (China Center Publications, August 2017)

  3. China Center Chart Dive: China's labor compensation share of GDP is on the rise; this should be good for consumption in the near-term

    High household savings rates have worked to constrain consumption in China for a long time. However, recent data suggests a decline in Chinese savings rates. This may partially explain the resilience of consumption growth in China, even as the country’s overall economic growth continues to slow.

    (China Center Publications, August 2017)

  4. Millennials and Social Commerce: Engagement Leads to Sales but Paid Social May Not

    This SNCR 2020 article is the second edition of a study that investigates how millennials' activity on social media translates into sales for companies and brands.

    (Research Report, July 2017)

  5. China Center Chart Dive: If China trade sneezes, where are Asian countries vulnerable to catching a cold?

    Economic and commercial developments in China, good or bad, clearly have the potential to propagate to nearly every corner of the global economy. But the nature and degree of China exposure in Australia, Indonesia, and Japan, for instance, differ from South Korea and Taiwan. 

    (China Center Publications, July 2017)

  6. China Center Data Flash: Steady growth outlook gives headroom for continued efforts to slow credit growth

    With a policy stance in China clearly focused on financial risk containment, growth continues to taper off in monetary expansion and housing sales. There are no signals of a change in this policy trajectory, so the tapering off should continue in the near term. 

    (China Center Publications, July 2017)

  7. China Center Chart Dive: Workforce skill gaps loom large for Made in China 2025

    Talent challenges are likely to drag on the progress of China’s major new plan to modernize and upgrade its manufacturing sector, the controversial and contentious “Made in China 2025” initiative.

    (China Center Publications, June 2017)

  8. Driving Digital Transformation: Why Culture and Structure Matter

    This report investigates what organizations need to look, feel, and act like if they are to be successful at digital transformation. What are the strategic capabilities companies need to develop? How can corporate culture support or hinder digital transformation? What kinds of organizational structure does digital transformation require?

    (Key Business Issues, June 2017)

  9. Drafting the 'Dream Team': Leveraging Analytics to Acquire Top Talent in Asia

    Using workforce analytics, organizations can systematically examine and evaluate the quality of their talent acquisition strategies to identify and implement the most effective means for finding talent. 

    (Research Report, June 2017)

  10. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    Recent downside risks challenge the outlook for emerging markets for remainder of the year.

    (Economics Watch Reports, June 2017)