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2017

  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® European View

    February 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Uncertainty remains the buzzword, yet the European economies are surprisingly resilient.

  2. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    February 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Base scenario continues to suggest a modest upside for the US economic outlook.

  3. China Center Data Flash: Slowdown to Resume in 2017

    February 2017 | China Center Publications

    On January 20, China’s official 2016 GDP growth was announced to be 6.7 percent, meeting the target range set by the government. Lower growth is anticipated for 2017 as economic policies slowly shift from growth supporting to risk curbing.

  4. Conference Board Economics Watch® Economic Series Report

    February 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

    Monthly economic series report

  5. CEO Challenge 2017: Leading through Risk, Disruption, and Transformation

    January 2017 | Key Business Issues

    The biggest challenges for CEOs in 2017 come from global volatility and unprecedented disruption. Leaders are coping by focusing on talent, culture, and fiscal discipline, according to our annual CEO survey.

  6. CEO Challenge 2017: Meeting the Customer Relationships/Corporate Brand and Reputation Challenge

    January 2017 | Key Business Issues

    Meeting the customer relationships/corporate brand and reputation challenge in 2017 is crucial for companies competing in today’s customer-centric, value-centric markets, say CEOs in our annual survey.

  7. CEO Challenge 2017: Meeting the Operational Excellence Challenge

    January 2017 | Key Business Issues

    The operational excellence challenge for 2017: prepare for global uncertainties. That means cost controls and a culture of excellence that lifts employees and builds agility, say CEOs in our annual survey.

  8. CEO Challenge 2017: Meeting the Regulation and Risk Challenge

    January 2017 | Key Business Issues

    Meeting the regulation and risk challenge in 2017 means updating contingency plans and cyber risk management, improving agility, and exercising fiscal prudence, according to CEOs responding to our annual survey.  

  9. China ResearchGraphic: Provincial Economic Risk Assessment - Trends and Drivers

    January 2017 | China Center Publications

    Our recently-released "Economic Risks in ChinaA Provincial View" mapped sub-national economic risk in China. In this latest piece, we further analyze provincial economic risk dynamics by focusing on the primary drivers of this divergence.

  10. China Center Chart Dive: RMB Internationalization—No Pain, No Gain

    January 2017 | China Center Publications

    China had hoped that its efforts to liberalize the RMB would help boost confidence in its currency. The exact opposite has occurred.