TCB in the News

News and analysis from The Conference Board experts — in print, online, on air, and beyond.


October 2015

Lynn Franco on consumer confidence and direction of U.S. economy.
Oct 27 | Bloomberg RadioListen

Committee of Economic Development CEO Steve Odland on latest economic news.
Oct 27 | CNBC Power LunchWatch

Matteo Tonello: Investors, boards press companies to increase sustainability reporting.
Oct 26 | Financial TimesAgenda: Read

Donna Dabney on what companies should do when CEOs fall ill.
Oct 16 | Wall Street JournalRead

TCB report on CEO tenure offers mixed picture for the problem of short-termism.
Oct 16 | Harvard Business ReviewRead

Amy Lui Abel and Sherlin Nair on why it takes an ecosystem to future-skill your workforce. 
Oct 16 | Association for Talent Development: Read

New report from the Committee for Economic Development of TCB: Crony capitalism is a drain on the U.S. economy.
Oct 15 | Wall Street JournalRead

September 2015

Matteo Tonello on increased investor willingness to dump stocks over governance concerns.
Sep 28 | Financial Times Agenda: Read

Ken Goldstein on latest signals for US economy from August LEI, Fed decision, overseas uncertainty. 
Sep 18 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Lynn Franco on U.S. consumers, Fed decision not to raise rates.
Sep 18 | KJZZ Phoenix: Listen

August 2015

Coming off the rails? Andrew Polk on fallout of China's "Black Monday." 
Aug 25 | Reuters: Read
Aug 24 | Washington Post:Read
Aug 24 | Spectator (U.K.): Read

Andrew Polk on China's move to devalue the yuan.
Aug 12 | Bloomberg: Read 
Aug 11 | Wall Street JournalRead

#tcbProductivity data: Debating meaning of alarmingly slow productivity-growth rates. 
Aug 10 | Wall Street Journal:Read
Aug 7 | MarketWatch: Read

Gad Levanon: Strong July jobs report opens door for Fed hike, labor-force participation rate still a concern. 
Aug 10 | Les EchosRead
Aug 7 | Reuters TV: Watch

July 2015

Gad Levanon: Disappointing that GDP bounce-back from Q1 wasn't larger.
Jul 30 | Los Angeles Times:Read

Andrew Polk: More trouble ahead for Chinese investors.
Jul 30 | Bloomberg Business:Read

Gad Levanon on "perfect storm" productivity slowdown and potential for wage gains.
Jul 28 | Investors Business Daily:Read
Jul 28 | Bloomberg Business:Read

New report from The Demand Institute: Boosting domestic consumer spending is defining challenge for China over next decade.
Jul 22 | Quartz: Read
Jul 23 | CNBC: Read
Jul 23 | Xinhua News: Read

Rebecca Ray on how HR professionals must adapt to fully leverage today's cutting-edge workplace data and analytics.
Jul 23 | Human ResourcesRead

Thomas Singer on how companies can link CEO pay to sustainability performance.
Jul 20 | Business ReseacherRead

Andrew Polk on risks of China's stock-market bailout strategy.
Jul 20 | Bloomberg News: Read
Jul 20 | Wall Street JournalRead

Thomas Singer explains how top companies are using sustainability to drive revenue growth.
Jul 20 | Green Biz: Read

Rebecca Ray on six key insights for successful employee engagement.
Jul 14 | Fast CompanyRead

Lynn Franco explains how we measure Consumer Confidence and what historical trends mean for today.
Jul 10 | KJZZ Phoenix: Listen

June 2015

Demand Institute's Louise Keeley on what homebuyers look for.
Jun 19 | The Street: Read

Ken Goldstein on numbers and outlook from June U.S. LEI.
Jun 18 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Giving in Numbers report links philanthropy and performance.
Jun 3 | Wall Street JournalRead

May 2015

World productivity growth at weakest levels since millennium.
May 25 | Financial TimesRead

Ken Goldstein on likely Fed reaction to lackluster U.S. data.
May 19 | Reuters: Read

TCB conference explores the DNA of highly engaged organizations.
May 12 | SHRM magazine: Read

Long slowdown in productivity growth raising alarms in the U.S.
May 7 | Financial TimesRead

Matteo Tonello on latest TCB CEO tenure, succession research. 
May 19 | FT Agenda: Read
May 5 | Wall Street JournalRead
May 1 | Washington PostRead

Gad Levanon on impact of sinking unemployment in the U.S. 
May 1 | World Finance: Read

April 2015

Bart van Ark on CEO Challenge and TCB's mission and history.
Apr 30 | SBC-TV Greece: Watch

Gad Levanon, Ataman Ozyildirim on stalled Q1 US growth and Fed decision against rate hike. 
Apr 29 | Bloomberg Asia: Watch
Apr 29 | M ReportRead

Bert Colijn on state of European economy, latest on Greece. 
Apr 29 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Lynn Franco on weaker consumer confidence, potential Fed moves. 
Apr 28 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Bert Colijn on trends from latest Eurostat Labor Force survey. 
Apr 27 | Financial TimesRead

Bart van Ark and Gad Levanon on energy prices and global growth. 
Apr 23 | El UniversalRead

Bart van Ark on productivity drop, failure to innovate in UK economy.
Apr 20 | Financial TimesRead

Despite oil bust, Texas consumers remain confident—for now. 
Apr 21 | Lynn Franco: TCB Blog

Ken Goldstein on outlook for U.S. economy, latest LEI for April. 
Apr 17 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Melissa Aguilar: CEO firings drop to lowest level since 2005.
Apr 16 | Wall Street JournalRead
Apr 14 | CFO MagazineRead

Bart van Ark on impact of lower oil prices, varied scenarios for future.
Apr 15 | Wall Street JournalRead
Apr 15 | Bloomberg TV: Watch

Andrew Polk: Chinese growth likely to slow further in Q2. 
Apr 15 | Bloomberg: Read
Apr 15 | China Central TV: Watch

March 2015

Ken Goldstein on rising U.S. LEI and outlook for Fed rates hike. 
Mar 19 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Gad Levanon on declining outlook of oil industry jobs in the U.S.
Mar 5 | Reuters TV: Watch

Gad Levanon on impact of oil-price plunge on U.S. labor market. 
Mar 3 | Bloomberg: Read
Mar 3 | Labor Econ Team: TCB Blog

The U.S. labor market, explained in charts from latest TCB research. 
Mar 3 | Financial TimesRead

February 2015

CEOs and TV characters: TCB succession planning research. 
Feb 26 | Wall Street JournalRead
Feb 26 | CNBC:Read

Lynn Franco on consumer confidence and U.S. economy. 
Feb 24 | China Central TV: Watch

Is the U.S. headed for "crazy low" unemployment rate in two years? 
Feb 19 | Gad Levanon: TCB Blog

Bert Colijn on Greece and market impact of quantitative easing. 
Feb 19 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

U.S. consumers remain frugal despite lower gas prices. 
Feb 10 | Lynn Franco: TCB Blog
Feb 12 | Associated Press: Read

Andrew Polk on January's weak performance in Chinese growth. 
Feb 8 | New York TimesRead

January 2015

Andrew Polk: China adjusting to coming slowdown in growth. 
Jan 20 | Wall Street JournalRead

Gad Levanon on stronger US labor market and consumer spending. 
Jan 20 | Bloomberg Radio: Read

Rebecca Ray on what business leaders will focus on in 2015. 
Jan 8 | Bloomberg Radio: Listen

Bart van Ark on leading concerns facing world's CEOs in 2015. 
Jan 7 | China Central TV: Watch

CEO Challenge 2015: Human capital tops concerns again. 
Jan 7 | Wall Street JournalRead

Bert Colijn on 2015 prospects for Europe's troubled economies.
Jan 6 | Die WeltRead

Demand Inst: Many Americans burdened by housing costs.
Jan 5 | Chicago TribuneRead