Business Scenario Program

Intelligence for mapping sustainable growth strategies

With our deep knowledge of the global economy, financial markets, consumer behavior, labor markets, productivity, and innovation, we can identify the underlying drivers of change and the uncertainties that come with them. Our insights will help you test corporate strategies across a range of scenarios, including those unique to your organization’s business environmnent.

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Highlights

4th Annual Innovation Master Class

08 - 09 June, 2016 (Maplewood, MN)

Building Capability to Fuel Core, Adjacent and Transformative Innovation

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Global Economic Outlook 2016: Sub-Saharan Africa: Climbing a Steeper Hill?

May 2016 | Key Business Issues

As sub-Saharan Africa’s growth pains continue in the coming decade, businesses must adopt a range of strategies to succeed across different groups of economies (undiversified, agricultural, frontier, and fragile) in the region.

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How Does Your State Compare? Labor Shortages in the US

13 July, 2016 | KnowlEdge Series

Labor shortages will affect not only which jobs are experiencing labor shortages but where those jobs are located. This webcast examines the differences in labor shortages by state and regions in the US. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available

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Conferences/Events

4th Annual Innovation Master Class
08 - 09 June, 2016 (Maplewood, MN)

The Annual Brand Conference
09 - 10 June, 2016 (New York, NY)

Digital Due Diligence for M&A Seminar
05 October, 2016 (New York, NY)

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Publications

Global Economic Outlook 2016: Sub-Saharan Africa: Climbing a Steeper Hill?
May 2016 | Key Business Issues

As sub-Saharan Africa’s growth pains continue in the coming decade, businesses must adopt a range of strategies to succeed across different groups of economies (undiversified, agricultural, frontier, and fragile) in the region.

ICT Prices and ICT Services: What do they tell us about productivity and technology?
May 2016 | Economics Program Working Paper Series

This paper reassesses the link between ICT prices, technology, and productivity. The currently available information on ICT asset prices and ICT services is put under a microscope, and official prices are found to substantially understate actual ICT price declines.

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Webcasts

Climbing a steeper hill? Sub-Saharan Africa’s recent development and business prospects
27 June, 2016 | Special Webcast

Join this webcast to learn about various business environments in Africa in terms of challenges and opportunities.

How Does Your State Compare? Labor Shortages in the US
13 July, 2016 | KnowlEdge Series

Labor shortages will affect not only which jobs are experiencing labor shortages but where those jobs are located. This webcast examines the differences in labor shortages by state and regions in the US. HRCI, SHRM, and CPE credit available

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Economics Watch®
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Economics Watch® is a complimentary global service for member companies that helps senior executives understand changing business and economic conditions worldwide.

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Insights from our Economists

StraightTalk®

Economic insights and analyses on the global economy and specific current topics relevant to business executives.
StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2016: Escaping the Global Economy's Holding Pattern

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