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CEOs in Europe: Business Conditions, the COVID-19 Crisis, and Beyond

May 2020 | Research Report

The Conference Board and ERT have established a collaboration to create a new measure of CEO Confidence for Europe. The Conference Board Measure of CEO Confidence™ for Europe by ERT for the first half of 2020 is 34 (on a scale from 0 to 100). The report examines the survey results including CEO views about business and economic conditions now, conditions in six months, and the prospects for their own industry. The negative sentiment among business leaders resulted from the dramatic impact of the COVID-19 crisis which delivered a severe supply shock to the economy in Europe and around the world.



Ilaria Maselli

Senior Economist
The Conference Board


Bart van Ark

Managing Director and Principal Investigator
The Productivity Institute


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