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Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy Publications

2017

  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    January 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report

  2. China Center Data Flash: Less Supportive Monetary Policy—Expect Heightened Volatility

    January 2017 | China Center Publications

    From the November data, we already see weakening signs in real estate investment and housing construction growth, the early stages of a housing market down-cycle. As supportive monetary policy and the housing market diminish as growth drivers, infrastructure investment becomes a more critical buffer to buoy growth.

  3. China Center Chart Dive: China's Long March toward a Diminishing Labor Supply

    January 2017 | China Center Publications

    China is currently experiencing a pronounced demographic shift that will have a serious impact on MNCs in China. Over the past decade, it has transformed from a nation with an abundance of young people to one with an increasingly aged population.

  4. Conference Board Human Capital in Review™: Voices from Asia, Vol 1, No 2

    January 2017 | Human Capital in Review

    In the face of Asia’s tightening talent market—with rising concerns about inadequate skilled labor coupled with millennials’ expectation of work/life balance—companies must enhance their talent pipelines to outperform their competitors.

2016

  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    December 2016 | Economics Watch Reports

    Despite some tailwinds from stabilized energy and commodity prices, emerging markets' uncertainty rises as global policy risks increase in 2017.

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    December 2016 | Economics Watch Reports

    There is a small positive Trump effect on the US growth outlook in 2017, but uncertainty around the base forecast is high.

  3. China Center Chart Dive: New GDP Projections Suggest Ongoing "Soft Fall" to Continue

    December 2016 | China Center Publications

    The Conference Board has released its updated global growth projections for 2017, and the next two five-year periods. Our projection for China shows a continuation of the “long soft fall” in GDP growth to 3.8 percent in 2017, down from 3.9 percent in 2016.

  4. 22 Truths about Global Business Services: Insights from the 20th Annual Global Business and Shared Services Conference

    December 2016 | Conference KeyNotes

    As global business services (GBS) continues to evolve, practitioners are moving away from the single service model and toward a more holistic approach that is increasingly global and interconnected.

  5. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    December 2016 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report

  6. Europe 2.0? Four Scenarios for Europe Post-Brexit

    December 2016 | Research Report

    We present four scenarios for how the EU could fare in the medium term after the existential crisis of Brexit. In each scenario, some sectors and industries benefit more than others.