Economic Indicators & Forecasting Publications

2015

  1. China Center Data Flash - 7% questionable for Q2...but June did see a touch of sequential acceleration

    July 2015 | China Center Publications

    The NBS reported that official GDP growth for the second quarter came in at 7 percent y-o-y, unchanged from the first quarter’s growth rate. Frankly, the headline growth print is suspect. 

  2. China Center Quick Note: Beijing’s Pyrrhic Victory Over the Equity Rout

    July 2015 | China Center Publications

    While the ultimate outcome of this episode remains to be seen, we draw some interim conclusions regarding the outlook for China’s financial markets, the real economy, the MNC business environment, and the broader reform agenda. 

  3. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    July 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    The Euro Area economy remains on track for a modest recovery, despite the challenges from the Greek crisis.

  4. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    July 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    Economic activity among major emerging markets continues to slow, with downside risks to outweigh upside in the second half of 2015.

  5. Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015: Europe Edition

    July 2015 | Key Business Issues

    CEOs in Europe appear more focused on the highly volatile macro political and economic global risk environment than are CEOs in other parts of the world.

  6. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    July 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    Moderate growth path ahead remains most likely scenario

  7. Faster Than Expected: The US Labor Market Continues to Tighten

    July 2015 | Executive Action Report

    Need workers? Tight labor markets have become a problem for US employers. Unemployment, at 5.3 percent in June, continues to drop, making it harder to hire and keep qualified workers.

  8. China Center Data Flash: Growth is stabilizing temporarily on better policy coordination

    June 2015 | China Center Publications

    The rhetorical emphasis on “efficiency” and “effectiveness” has yet to be taken up in practice and belies the fact that central authorities are essentially relying on the same old, investment-centric playbook to stabilize the economy.

  9. Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View

    June 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    Emerging markets have been underperforming over the last year, adding increased downside risks to the global growth outlook

  10. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    June 2015 | Economics Watch Reports

    The US economy is on a more moderate growth path.