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Innovation and Digital Transformation Press Releases

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07 Aug. 2020 »
July’s Jobs Report: The Reopening’s Last Gasp

Commentary on Today’s U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report By Gad Levanon, VP of The Conference Board Labor Markets Institute

06 Aug. 2020 »
The Conference Board Appoints Dana Peterson as Chief Economist

The Conference Board has appointed Dana M. Peterson as Chief Economist, who will also lead the organization’s US Economy, Strategy & Finance Center. Effective September 14, she will succeed outgoing Chief Economist and US Center Leader Bart van Ark.

02 Jul. 2020 »
Today's Jobs Report: Strong Employment Gains but Danger Ahead

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report Gad Levanon, VP of The Conference Board Labor Markets Institute

01 Jul. 2020 »
Index: Companies that Serve Diversified Businesses and Maintain Strong IP Have Better Weathered the Storm

Market Valuation of Most Innovative Companies Rebounds in Second Quarter, Reports The Conference Board

05 Jun. 2020 »
May’s Job Report Beat Expectations, Reflecting Reopening of Economy

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report Gad Levanon, Head of the Labor Markets Institute, The Conference Board

04 Jun. 2020 »
Survey: Boards Face Growing Challenges & Sharp Divide Over Pandemic’s Impact on Sustainability

New survey results show that most US public company boards have stepped up their efforts in the initial phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, but shutting down businesses may have been the easy part.

01 Jun. 2020 »
The Conference Board Issues Statement in Response to US Unrest

The Conference Board Response to Civil Unrest

11 May. 2020 »
A Downsized and Uneven Labor Market

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report Gad Levanon, Vice President, Labor Markets, The Conference Board

03 Apr. 2020 »
Only A Taste of What’s to Come

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report Gad Levanon, Vice President, Labor Markets, The Conference Board

01 Apr. 2020 »
Most Innovative Companies May Benefit from Fiscal Stimulus

Market Valuation of Most Innovative Companies Declined Sharply in First Quarter, Reports The Conference Board

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.4%
  • Brazil 1.9%
  • China 0.8%
  • Euro Area 0.4%
  • France 1.9%
  • Germany 1.6%
  • Global 2.4%
  • India 12.8%
  • Japan 0.5%
  • Korea 1.2%
  • Mexico 2.9%
  • Spain 1.7%
  • U.K. 2.4%
  • U.S. 2.0%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website
  • July’s Jobs Report: The Reopening’s Last Gasp

    In July, employment increased by 1.76 million, almost entirely from services industries impacted by social distancing. The unemployment rate dropped to 10.2 percent, though the true rate, after adjusting for the misclassification error, is 11.1 percent.

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