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Members of The Conference Board gain access to our global experts who provide insights and perspectives informed by our nonpartisan, data-driven research and international network of executives. Briefings are exclusive to members and provide senior executives and their team with a deep dive into a topic area with our experts, providing a forum for questions and in-depth discussion. Explore our ever-growing portfolio of briefings below.

Global Economy
Expert Briefings

1H 2020 China Macroeconomic Environment Update and Outlook

What are the key economic trends and policy issues for MNC business in 2020?

The Future-Ready Organization

Based on the 2019 C-Suite Challenge™ global survey, learn how CEOs and C-suite executives are transforming for the future.

The Looming Productivity and Labor Crises: It's Time to Future-Skill the Workforce

How can organizations ensure that they have the capability to execute future strategy?

Dimensioning the New Era in US-China Relations

How might the US's evolving trade and foreign policy affect MNCs with significant business operations in China?

Understanding China's Global Impact

What does “China exposure” mean for global business­—both inside and outside China?

Our Experts


Bart van Ark

Executive Vice President & Global Chief Economist; Program Director, CFO: Fortune 250 Council
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Klaas de Vries

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Abdul Erumban

Senior Research Fellow
The Conference Board
Assistant Professor, Economics
University of Groningen


Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD

Director, Economic Research, and Global Research Chair
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Erik Lundh

Senior Economist
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Yuan Gao

Senior Economist
China Center for Economics and Business


Ilaria Maselli

Senior Economist
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