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The Impact of Demographic Trends on US Consumer Spending: Incorporating the Effect of Race/Ethnicity <p>US population growth over the next decade is likely to vary dramatically by age, race/ethnicity, and geography, which will create differences in consumer spending growth across products and regions.</p> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7704 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7704 C-Suite Challenge™ 2018: Reinventing the Organization for the Digital Age <p>As the global economy appears to have shaken off six years of stagnation, CEOs and C-Suite executives are increasingly acknowledging the need for radical reinvention.</p> Thu, 18 Jan 2018 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7691 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7691 C-Suite Challenge™ 2018: Reinventing the Organization for the Digital Age (Executive Summary) <p>As the global economy appears to have shaken off six years of stagnation, CEOs and C-Suite executives are increasingly acknowledging the need for radical reinvention.</p> Thu, 18 Jan 2018 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7692 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7692 C-Suite Challenge™ 2018: Reinventing the Organization for the Digital Age (Expanded Report) <p>As the global economy appears to have shaken off six years of stagnation, CEOs and C-Suite executives are increasingly acknowledging the need for radical reinvention.</p> Thu, 18 Jan 2018 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7693 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7693 The Power of More Foreign-Born Workers: How Raising Immigration Levels Can Boost US Economic Growth <p>New immigrants between the ages of 18 and 35 provide a human capital contribution to the US economy worth more than $300 billion per year.</p> Wed, 17 Jan 2018 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7678 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7678 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> United States View <p>Passage of tax law generates further growth momentum for an already strong US Economy</p> Wed, 10 Jan 2018 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7679 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7679 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> Emerging Markets View <p>The outlook for emerging market economies in 2018 remains positive, but geo-economic and political risks remain.</p> Wed, 10 Jan 2018 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7680 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7680 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> European View <p>The Euro Area economy has stormed into 2018 at full speed. 2017 ends with a yearly output growth of 2.4 percent.</p> Wed, 10 Jan 2018 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7681 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7681 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> Economic Series Report <p>Monthly economic series report</p> Wed, 10 Jan 2018 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7682 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7682 How to Reinvigorate Higher Education for the 21st Century: 13 Recommendations for Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act <p>This policy brief outlines recommendations for Higher Education Act (HEA) reauthorization which will increase innovation, affordability, and transparency in higher education, while ensuring accountability for students and taxpayers.</p> Thu, 04 Jan 2018 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7643 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7643 China Center Data Flash: Growth holds stable in November <p><span>Growth remained broadly steady in November, but the deceleration in industrial production and fixed asset investment in recent months suggests that growth momentum weakened compared to the first half of 2017.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 04 Jan 2018 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7676 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7676 Human Capital in Review™: Voices from Asia, Vol. 2, No. 1 <p>These articles explore what keeps CEOs in Asia awake at night; emerging talent strategies in engagement, inclusiveness, and talent development; and the role of human capital analytics in driving business and talent decisions.</p> Wed, 03 Jan 2018 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7675 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7675 Beyond the Tipping Point? How the US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement may or may not affect short- and medium-term investment in energy & emissions <p>How does US withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement affect energy-related investments? With the world on a path to reduce emissions, US policy may not alter investment decisions in the near term. But future uncertainty over US policy could.</p> Fri, 22 Dec 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7674 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7674 Rethinking Innovation Spending: What the data on intangible investment reveals <p>Businesses around the world face a need to better quantify the financial impact of their innovation investments. But our research reveals that companies miss up to four-fifths of their spending on innovation, making any accurate calculation of return difficult. This report outlines a holistic approach for more accurate assessment of innovation spending.</p> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7673 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7673 What's Next for 21st-Century HR? Royal Bank of Scotland: Consolidating HR Activities across the Global Organization <p class="3S-bodytext">In the years following the global financial crisis, HR has played a key role in RBS&rsquo;s recovery process by building its capability in using human capital insight to support &ldquo;evidence-based management.&rdquo;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7666 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7666 What's Next for 21st-Century HR? Daiichi Sankyo: Transforming US R&D HR to Deliver Strategic Value to the Global Business <p>Developing a new talent strategy helped break down silo-based thinking within the global HR community at Daiichi Sankyo and also proved the value of pooling differing expertise in talent management.</p> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7664 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7664 What's Next for 21st-Century HR? Deere & Company: Using Data to Accelerate HR Transformation <p class="3S-bodytext">Thanks to analytics, John Deere realized it had more managers than it needed, negatively affecting employee engagement. These findings guided challenging yet constructive conversations that helped strengthen the company&rsquo;s organizational design.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7665 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7665 What's Next for 21st-Century HR? Continuous Strategic Transformation <p>Rather than focusing on installing new systems and processes, HR practitioners should be building strategic capabilities to meet evolving business needs. What really matters is HR&rsquo;s ability to look ahead and continuously transform and innovate.</p> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7662 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7662 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> United States View <p>Progress on tax measures, along with continued strength from business and consumer confidence, will lead the economy to near 3 percent growth in 2018.</p> Wed, 13 Dec 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7669 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7669 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> Emerging Markets View <p>Base outlook for emerging markets remains solid for next year despite accumulating geo-economic and political risks.</p> Wed, 13 Dec 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7670 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7670