As you face information overload and fast-changing business conditions, we help you make sense of the most relevant economic data to support your decision-making. Whether you want to assess labor trends, invest in innovation or understand shifts in global economies, we filter through complexity and tell you only what you need to know. You can rely on us to be an independent voice, and our accessible language enables you to connect economic information to your unique business challenges and strategy.
Insights from our Economists
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
A tale of two economies: bifurcated growth
Tools to assess uncertainty and unlock opportunity, providing you with the powerful framework of scenario analysis to enhance your strategic planning and stay ahead of trends.
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.
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.
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.
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.
3rd Annual Talent Acquisition Conference
29 - 30 September, 2016 (New York, NY)
15th Annual Sustainability Summit
22 - 23 June, 2016 (New York, NY)
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.
Wage-Productivity Growth Gap: An Analysis of Industry Data
January 2016 | Economics Program Working Paper Series
The widening gap between labor productivity growth and real wage growth in the United States has attracted much attention in recent years. This paper provides an industrial and cross-country comparative perspective, which has been lacking so far in the literature.
Human Capital Watch™: Inclusion as a Key Lever to Drive Innovation
17 February, 2016 | Human Capital Watch™
Researchers from The Conference Board will discuss how HR can help align talent and business strategies for innovation and recruit leaders who support inclusion efforts, help employees gain the skillsets necessary to be innovative, and actively reward innovation. CPE credit available
The Conference Board Economics Watch® - Emerging Markets View
11 February, 2016 | Economics Watch®
Russia has been in recession for more than a year. Will the economy be able to recover, and what are the challenges Russia is facing in 2016 and beyond? CPE credit available