China Publications

CEO Challenge®

  1. Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2013: Countering the Global Slowdown

    Unlike last year, CEOs are looking inward for solutions to slow economic growth and focusing on people and processes—and less concerned about external factors such as risk and regulation.

    (CEO Challenge®, July 2013)

  2. Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2014: People and Performance
    While CEOs see talent as the critical link in meeting their top business challenges, the 2014 CEO Challenge survey results show a heightened focus on customers and reputation and less concern about regulation and external risk. (CEO Challenge®, January 2014)

China Center Publications

  1. China Center -- What to Watch for: China’s multilateral and regional trade negotiations

    The political-economy factors driving China’s soft fall lead us to be skeptical that domestic-led economic reform will be possible. However, the potential for coercing certain reforms via an outside-in, WTO-style roadmap may still exist.

    (China Center Publications, December 2014)

  2. China Center -- What to Watch For: Trust default edition

    The first four months of 2014 saw a rash of news stories detailing near-defaults in a range of Chinese financial products. Our thoughts on the issue: Get used to it.

    (China Center Publications, May 2014)

  3. China Center Chart Dive: RMB devaluation — a guided market correction

    Looking forward, a reasonable scenario is that depreciation will remain “guided” and gradual, in line pace-wise with recent trends.

    (China Center Publications, June 2016)

  4. China Center Chart Dive: The CFETS Basket and RMB Valuation—How It Works and Why It Matters

    China is now using 13 separate exchange rates to create a new index-based approach to help it manage the value of its currency. Known as the "CFETS basket" (China Foreign Exchange Trade System), this new tool is a weighted index designed to decouple the RMB from the USD.

    (China Center Publications, August 2016)

  5. China Center Chart Dive: Watch out for a housing price down-cycle and its knock-on effects

    There is a strong correlation between China’s monetary cycles and housing price cycles, but it is important to note that a down-cycle in housing prices means slower price growth, and not necessarily negative price growth. 

    (China Center Publications, September 2016)

  6. China Center Chart of the Week, Special Philanthropy Series, part 1 of 4: China’s nonprofit sector – growing rapidly, but still highly constrained
    Leading up to the release of a new beachhead report by the China Center on Corporate Philanthropy in China (to be published in November) we are releasing a special series of Charts of the Week on the topic. This is part one of four. (China Center Publications, October 2012)

  7. China Center Chart of the Week, Special Philanthropy Series, part 2 of 4: Public perception is an important driver shaping China’s nonprofit sector
    Leading up to the release of a new beachhead report by the China Center on Corporate Philanthropy in China (to be published in November) we are releasing a special series of Charts of the Week on the topic. This is part two of four. (China Center Publications, October 2012)

  8. China Center Chart of the Week, Special Philanthropy Series, part 3 of 4: Corporations playing key role in advancing civil society engagement in China
    Leading up to the release of a new beachhead report by the China Center on Corporate Philanthropy in China (to be published in November) we are releasing a special series of Charts of the Week on the topic. This is part three of four. (China Center Publications, October 2012)