The Conference Board International Labor Comparisons Program

The International Labor Comparisons program prepares trends of manufacturing labor productivity and unit labor costs that are comparable across countries. ILC examines country data series, identifies areas where concepts are not aligned, and adjusts series to a comparable basis. Productivity, unit labor costs, and underlying data series are available for 19 countries in North America, Europe, and Asia.

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Monthly U.S. and quarterly regional webcasts with forecasts and commentary along with a suite of economic indicators and analyses that provide a platform for strategic decision making. Complimentary for members of The Conference Board

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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. 

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Productivity Slowdown in Europe — Causes, Impact and Potential Solutions for Businesses

30 September, 2015 | Special Webcast

The productivity slowdown is hitting Europe across the board, but some countries are more affected than others. In this webcast, we'll focus in on the recent productivity performance of the British and German economies.

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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. 

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. 

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The Keys to Improving Productivity Performance
15 September, 2015 | KnowlEdge Series®

What are the key principles businesses can employ to boost productivity? What are the challenges and opportunities? Join us and learn the keys to remaining competitive in an environment of slowing productivity. CPE credit available

Productivity Slowdown in Europe — Causes, Impact and Potential Solutions for Businesses
30 September, 2015 | Special Webcast

The productivity slowdown is hitting Europe across the board, but some countries are more affected than others. In this webcast, we'll focus in on the recent productivity performance of the British and German economies.

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