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Committee for Economic Development

Reasoned solutions in the nation’s interest

About Us

The Committee for Economic Development (CED) is the public policy center of The Conference Board. The nonprofit, nonpartisan, business-led policy center delivers trusted insights and reasoned solutions in the nation's interest. CED Trustees are chief executive officers, board directors, and key executives of leading US companies who bring their unique experience from every sector of the economy to address today's pressing policy issues and develop policies to grow a sustainable economy and provide equal opportunities for all Americans. Collectively they represent 30+ industries and over 4 million employees.

About CED

Since its legacy CEO founders in 1942 developed the Marshall Plan for Europe, CED's mission has been to harness the power of business leadership to chart a path forward to a more prosperous economy with equal opportunity for all Americans.

Our History

Committee for Economic Development Timeline

Leadership and Team