United States Publications


  1. 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)

  2. Charting a Path Forward for Charter Schools

    This CED policy brief examines charter schools, their effectiveness and what role they should play in the US public school system as the debate over how to improve K-12 education continues.

    (Committee for Economic Development, February 2018)

  3. Are Directors Paid Too Much? An Analysis of Corporate Board Member Compensation from 1997-2012

    Director excess compensation may be a sign of board entrenchment while an increase in overcompensation of directors reduces pay-for-performance sensitivity.

    (Director Notes, February 2018)

  4. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    Market volatility adds a note of caution to the strong 2018 outlook.

    (Economics Watch Reports, February 2018)

  5. China Center Research Brief: CFIUS Reform Set to Disrupt Business as Usual for MNCs in China

    The reform and empowerment of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has the potential to dramatically disrupt many traditional partnership approaches MNCs have been using in China for many years – including co-investment arrangements that have become popular recently.

    (China Center Publications, February 2018)

  6. China Center Research Brief: Two-Child Policy Won't Produce a Baby Boom

    Despite the end of the one-child policy in 2016 and hopes of a new “baby boom,” the reality is that China’s attempt to politically reengineer its demographic outlook will require decades, not years. 

    (China Center Publications, February 2018)

  7. China Center Research Brief: Working Successfully with Party Organizations

    Over the past 12 months, foreign MNCs have become increasingly concerned over the role and powers of Communist Party organizations in their China business units.

    (China Center Publications, February 2018)

  8. 23 Truths about Cybersecurity: Insights from the Cybersecurity Conference: Crucial Collaborations

    Organizations can’t prevent all cyberattacks, but they can mitigate their effects. This requires enterprise risk management programs guided by a cyber-knowledgeable board and a leadership team that knows its risk appetite.

    (Conference KeyNotes, February 2018)

  9. 25 Truths about Performance Management: Insights from The Performance Management Conference

    Performance management and change management are closely linked. Companies are revamping their programs to be more agile and more closely match entrepreneurial ways of working.

    (Conference KeyNotes, February 2018)

  10. Global Leadership Forecast 2018: 25 Research Insights to Fuel Your People Strategy

    The Global Leadership Forecast is the largest research study of its kind, examining the state of leadership development practices and leader experiences across organizations in major industries around the globe. 

    (Research Report, January 2018)