Economic Indicators & Forecasting Publications

2016

  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    July 2016 | Economics Watch Reports

    The US economy is on a below 2 percent growth path.

  2. Deciphering Labor and Skill Shortages in Asia with Workforce Analytics

    July 2016 | Research Report

    This report profiles labor markets in China, India, Indonesia, and the Philippines and provides guidelines for using workforce analytics to address talent concerns in the region.

  3. Job Satisfaction: 2016 Edition: Tightening Labor Market Means More Opportunity, More Satisfaction

    July 2016 | Research Report

    Nearly half of US workers (49.6 percent), the highest percentage since 2005, are satisfied with their jobs. The tightening labor market may be partly responsible for this uptick in sentiment.

  4. Digital Transformation: What Is It and What Does It Mean for Human Capital?

    July 2016 | Key Business Issues

    Within an enterprise, digital transformation often leads to significant changes in business strategy that  may reshape a company or disrupt an entire industry. These changes translate into new human capital challenges.

  5. Digital Transformation: What Is It and What Does It Mean for Human Capital? (CHRO Business Implications)

    July 2016 | Key Business Issues

    “Can we combine talent data with other kinds of data to demonstrate to others how talent factors are related to business outcomes?” and nine other digital transformation-related questions CHROs should ask now.

  6. China Center Data Flash: Flat data in May -- another post-stimulus lull

    July 2016 | China Center Publications

    Credit growth slowed for the second month in a row, and housing market hyperbole has begun to fade. The Q1 growth spikes in these two areas don’t have sustainable momentum. 

  7. China Center Quick Note: China & Brexit

    July 2016 | China Center Publications

    There are several ways to assess China’s exposure to the events in Europe, including examining China’s engagement with the UK and the EU in terms of international trade, FDI flows, and the RMB. Equally important, however, is to consider what Brexit means for China’s engagement with Europe on a geo-economic and geopolitical scale. 

  8. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    July 2016 | Economics Watch Reports

    Brexit-induced financial instability brings more uncertainty but leaves emerging markets’ overall growth outlook for 2016 unchanged for now.

  9. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    July 2016 | Economics Watch Reports

    Recent moderate optimism on the Euro Area economy has rapidly vanished as a consequence of the unexpected result of the referendum in the UK on June 23.

  10. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    June 2016 | Economics Watch Reports

    The struggle to find more growth.