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China Center Chart Dive: Mining Trump's China Tweets&mdash;Just 'Flash,' or Indicators of the New China Policy Ideology? <p>Analyzing President Trump&rsquo;s pre-inauguration Twitter statements on China may be one lens for assessing future policy directions.</p> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7423 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7423 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> Emerging Markets View <p>Shocks and uncertainties moderate 2017 growth projections for several emerging economies.</p> Wed, 15 Feb 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7422 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7422 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> European View <p>Uncertainty remains the buzzword, yet the European economies are surprisingly resilient.</p> Tue, 14 Feb 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7421 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7421 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> United States View <p>Base scenario continues to suggest a modest upside for the US economic outlook.</p> Mon, 13 Feb 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7420 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7420 Demographic Trends and Demand Shifts: 2016-2025 <p><span>In this report, the first in a series on this topic, we look at the trends that will shape US consumption patterns in the next 10 years. How do these trends affect consumption categories across the nation?</span></p> Sat, 11 Feb 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7419 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7419 The Impact of Demographic Trends on Consumer Spending <p>In this report, the first in a series on this topic, we look at the trends that will shape US consumption patterns in the next 10 years. How do these trends affect consumption categories across the nation?</p> Thu, 09 Feb 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7411 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7411 The Impact of Demographic Trends on US Consumer Spending&#58; Methodological Notes <p>Findings from&nbsp;<em>The Impact of Demographic Shifts on Consumer Spending</em>, draw from The Conference Board&rsquo;s projections of US consumption and population growth. These notes describe the methods behind those projections.</p> Thu, 09 Feb 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7417 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7417 24 Truths about Organizational Design: Insights from the 12th Annual Organization Design and Diagnostics Conference <p>We live in a world of continual disruption. Companies that restructure so they can be agile and flexible will be the most successful at dealing with the unknown.</p> Thu, 09 Feb 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7416 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7416 China Center Data Flash: Slowdown to Resume in 2017 <p>On January 20, China&rsquo;s official 2016 GDP growth was announced to be 6.7 percent, meeting the target range set by the government. Lower growth is anticipated for 2017 as economic policies slowly shift from growth supporting to risk curbing.</p> Thu, 09 Feb 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7415 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7415 China Center Chart Dive: Appraising the Q4 Liquidity Squeeze by the PBoC <p><span>A &ldquo;liquidity squeeze&rdquo; engineered by the People's Bank of China quickly pushed up short-term borrowing costs in China&rsquo;s money markets in Q4.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 08 Feb 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7414 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7414 Introducing the Connected Spender: The Digital Consumer of the Future (Executive Summary) <p>Reaching consumers through income-based approaches is an insufficient and outdated predictor of consumer spending. Our research defines a new concept, &ldquo;connected spenders,&rdquo; that better enables companies to effectively reach consumers who are ready and able to spend on goods and services.</p> Wed, 08 Feb 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7413 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7413 The Conference Board Economics Watch<sup>®</sup> Economic Series Report <p><span>Monthly economic series report</span></p> Wed, 08 Feb 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7418 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7418 Adjusting the Prescription: Improving the ACA <p>The cost of US health care &mdash; for families, businesses, and government &mdash; has been spiraling upward for decades. At the same time, many Americans remain uninsured and the quality of coverage available has been declining.</p> Fri, 03 Feb 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7412 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7412 16 Truths about Change Transformation: Insights from the 2016 Change and Transformation Seminar <p>Curation is more than a popular buzzword; it&rsquo;s an effective tool for transforming business. It&rsquo;s not what a business knows that matters, but how that business organizes and applies that knowledge.</p> Wed, 01 Feb 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7410 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7410 Have We Reached a Tipping Point? Insights and Highlights from The Committee on Corporate Political Spending Meeting <p>This publication depicts the highlights of a meeting of The Committee on Corporate Political Spending of The Conference Board Governance Center on the topic of corporate political spending disclosure.</p> Wed, 01 Feb 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7409 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7409 CEO Challenge 2017: Leading through Risk, Disruption, and Transformation <p>The biggest challenges for CEOs in 2017 come from global volatility and unprecedented disruption. Leaders are coping by focusing on talent, culture, and fiscal discipline, according to our annual CEO survey.</p> Fri, 27 Jan 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7399 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7399 CEO Challenge 2017: Meeting the Customer Relationships/Corporate Brand and Reputation Challenge <p>Meeting the customer relationships/corporate brand and reputation challenge in 2017 is crucial for companies competing in today&rsquo;s customer-centric, value-centric markets, say CEOs in our annual survey.</p> Fri, 27 Jan 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7400 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7400 CEO Challenge 2017: Meeting the Human Capital Challenge <p>The human capital challenge for businesses in 2017 is about culture and talent. In a year of disruption, CEO respondents to our annual survey emphasize the need for strong organizational cultures that foster inclusiveness.</p> Fri, 27 Jan 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7401 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7401 CEO Challenge 2017: Meeting the Innovation and Digitization Challenge <p>The innovation and digitization challenge for businesses in 2017 is clear: getting up to speed. Most organizations lack the strategy and skills to leverage digital transformation, according to our annual survey of CEOs.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 27 Jan 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7402 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7402 CEO Challenge 2017: Meeting the Operational Excellence Challenge <p>The operational excellence challenge for 2017: prepare for global uncertainties. That means cost controls and a culture of excellence that lifts employees and builds agility, say CEOs in our annual survey.</p> Fri, 27 Jan 2017 UTC http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7403 http://www.conference-board.org/publications/publicationdetail.cfm?publicationid=7403