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StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2016: Escaping the Global Economy's Holding Pattern

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Consumer Dynamics

Insights and research to interpret and act on our Consumer Confidence Index®, covering such topics as demographics and consumer behavior to help you identify opportunities for growth.

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Economic Indicators & Forecasting

A broad range of indexes, forecasts and projections to help you understand and anticipate the conditions of the economy that will most affect your business, now and in the future.

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Energy & Sustainability

Guidance and scenarios to inform your long-term, global energy strategy, helping you assess new energy sources, rising demand from emerging markets, political factors and the regulatory environment.

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Global Value Chains

Reports on the latest trends in the structure of global value chains, along with outsourcing, offshoring and business services, to position you to seize competitive advantage.

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Growth, Productivity & Competitiveness

A clear, cohesive picture of our outlook for the global economy, based on the forces that drive competitiveness and productivity, to help you maximize your global strategy.

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Data and research to support your innovation strategy, ranging from traditional R&D to new ways of utilizing big data and cloud computing to your cultivation of creativity.

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Labor Markets

Metrics and analysis that support your decision making by illuminating labor supply and demand, as well as the human capital issues that help shape economies around the world.

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Marketing & Brand Strategy

Cutting-edge research into the business and financial value of brands, providing you with new understanding of customer market segments, ROI, image building and global brand strategy.

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Procurement & Supply Chain Strategy

A strategic view of your business environment, along with the different conditions that impact purchasing of goods and services, to enhance your procurement practices and decisions.

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Conferences

3rd Annual Talent Acquisition Conference
29 - 30 September, 2016 (New York, NY)

15th Annual Sustainability Summit
22 - 23 June, 2016 (New York, NY)

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Publications

The Conference Board Human Capital in Review™: Focus on Voices from Europe
February 2016 | Human Capital in Review

This publication explores hot topics within human capital research from a European perspective and provides actionable summaries of contemporary literature.

Inclusion + Innovation: Leveraging Diversity of Thought to Generate Business Growth - Chief Talent Officer Strategic Implications
January 2016 | Key Business Issues

Our research finds that most organizations only have pockets of innovation. They can become more innovative by creating an inclusive culture.

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Webcasts

The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
10 February, 2016 | Economics Watch®

Despite increased risks, both internal and external, the European economy will continue to expand throughout 2016. In this webcast we will take a deep dive into the most pressing issues with regards to the short-term outlook. CPE credit available

The Conference Board Economics Watch®
09 February, 2016 | Economics Watch®

Join us as experts discuss the varying economic performance across states as measured by the labor market tightness, the impact of lower oil and commodity prices, and demographic trends. CPE credit available

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