Labor Markets Publications

CEO Challenge®

  1. CEO Challenges in the Gulf Region

    April 2014 | CEO Challenge®

    CEOs in the Gulf region reported a significantly different set of priorities than did CEOs globally, with strategies that reflect the particular business challenges of a resource-rich, energy-dependent region.

  2. Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2014: People and Performance

    January 2014 | CEO Challenge®

    While CEOs see talent as the critical link in meeting their top business challenges, the 2014 CEO Challenge survey results show a heightened focus on customers and reputation and less concern about regulation and external risk.

China Center Publications

  1. China CEO Council Session Report - Masters vs. Markets

    January 2016 | China Center Publications

    A summary of discussion points, learnings, business issues, poll results, and member insights from the November 12, 2015, China CEO Council in Shanghai.

  2. China Center Special Briefing Paper: Growth Impacts of China’s Premature Demographic Transition

    December 2015 | China Center Publications

    With the demographic dividend period well behind us, China now bears a significant demographic cost.

  3. China Center Data Flash: A temporary impact -- autos and infrastructure "stabilize" growth in Q4

    December 2015 | China Center Publications

    As 2015 came to a close, China’s economic data remained mixed.

  4. China Human Capital Planning Roundtable -- Session Report

    December 2015 | China Center Publications

    The roundtable is a new and exciting component of the China Center’s program, designed to inform key, strategic human capital planning assumptions for 2016 and into the medium term.

  5. China Center Chart of the Week: Labor productivity growth in China continues to slow – even from its low base level

    March 2014 | China Center Publications

    Labor productivity is a critical indicator because it is strongly related to living standard measures. The higher the relative level of labor productivity, the greater the chance for economic expansion.

  6. Deep Dive Exchange Insights: Wage Escalation in China -- What Assumptions Make Sense for the Future?

    October 2013 | China Center Publications

    A summary of discussion points, learnings, business issues, and implications from the China Center's October 2013 Deep Dive Exchange session on wage escalation in China.

  7. China Center Chart of the Week: Labor productivity performance enabled by reform – a key to China’s competitiveness gains

    July 2013 | China Center Publications

    This chart demonstrates that China has done a good job catching up, and even surpassing, some emerging market peers on labor productivity. However, state-dominated sectors are dragging down productivity levels for the overall economy.

  8. China Center Data Flash: Ongoing slowdown with a nod to financial reform

    July 2013 | China Center Publications

    Data Flash is a brief interpretive summary of China’s official monthly economic data release – June 2013