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The Conference Board Economics Watch Emerging Markets View

January 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

Rising uncertainties cast a heavy cloud over growth in emerging markets in 2017.

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Window on America: Post-Inauguration Analysis

30 January, 2017 | Special Webcast

Join The Conference Board Chief Economist Bart Van Ark as he leads a panel of experts in an enlightening discussion about the post-inauguration implications for worldwide growth, debt, and trade and a live analysis of President Trump’s agenda for business and the economy.

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The 2017 Joint Ventures Conference
02 - 03 March, 2017 (New York, NY)

13th Annual Strategic Sourcing and Supplier Relationship Management Conference
28 - 29 March, 2017 (Chicago, IL)

The 5th Annual Fundamentals of Designing, Building and Implementing Shared Services Seminar
07 June, 2017 (New York, NY)

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The Conference Board Economics Watch Emerging Markets View
January 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

Rising uncertainties cast a heavy cloud over growth in emerging markets in 2017.

The Conference Board Economics Watch® European View
January 2017 | Economics Watch Reports

The latest data for 2016 suggest somewhat of an uptick in growth toward the end of the year. Yet we expect Euro Area growth to somewhat moderate in 2017 and UK growth to slow down significantly amid Brexit-induced effects as well as a generally maturing business cycle.

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Understanding the Blockchain and Its Potential—Much More than Just Bitcoin!
26 January, 2017 | Special Webcast

The world is divided into two groups: those who think the blockchain is groundbreaking technology, and those who are still trying to figure out how it works. Whichever group you are in, join us to discuss the potential of this technology. CPE credit available

Window on America: Post-Inauguration Analysis
30 January, 2017 | Special Webcast

Join The Conference Board Chief Economist Bart Van Ark as he leads a panel of experts in an enlightening discussion about the post-inauguration implications for worldwide growth, debt, and trade and a live analysis of President Trump’s agenda for business and the economy.

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