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  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    12 August, 2015 03:00 PM CET [15:00]

    Join us for an interactive discussion on how recent developments in and outside Europe are impacting the economic outlook in the second half of 2015, in this month’s Economics Watch – European View. CPE credit available

Speakers

Klaas de Vries

Klaas de Vries
Economics Research Assistant
The Conference Board

Klaas de Vries is a research assistant at The Conference Board Europe. He works with the productivity and growth research team and manages various database updates and enhancements. de Vries updates the Total Economy Database™Full Bio

Willem Overmeer

Willem Overmeer
Senior Advisor

Willem Overmeer is a senior advisor at The Conference Board and the program on Scenario Building & Analysis. He works closely with individual members of The Conference Board to identify critical trends in the corporate environment and translat... Full Bio

Ataman Ozyildirim, Ph.D.

Ataman Ozyildirim, Ph.D. (Host)
Director, Business Cycles and Growth Research
The Conference Board

Ataman Ozyildirim is an economist and director of business cycles and growth research at The Conference Board. He joined The Conference Board in 1999 as part of the Global Business Cycle Indicators Program that produces The Conference ... Full Bio

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  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    15 July, 2015 09:00 AM EST [09:00]
    Can the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) support a more solid growth path for Europe? Join us for an interactive discussion on the new trade agreement and what it might mean for the European economy. CPE credit available
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Bart van Ark, Ph.D.

Bart van Ark, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President., Chief Economist & Chief Strategy Officer
The Conference Board

Bart van Ark is executive vice president, chief economist & chief strategy officer of The Conference Board. He leads a team of almost two dozen economists in New York, Brussels and Beijing who produce a range of widely watched economic indicat... Full Bio

Ataman Ozyildirim, Ph.D.

Ataman Ozyildirim, Ph.D.
Director, Business Cycles and Growth Research
The Conference Board

Ataman Ozyildirim is an economist and director of business cycles and growth research at The Conference Board. He joined The Conference Board in 1999 as part of the Global Business Cycle Indicators Program that produces The Conference ... Full Bio

Elizabeth Rust

Elizabeth Rust
The Conference Board

Elizabeth Rust is an intern with the Conference Board Europe, where she works with the Labor Markets research team on a project for forecasting wage growth across the OECD. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in international econo... Full Bio

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  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    15 July, 2015 09:00 AM EST [09:00]
    Can the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) support a more solid growth path for Europe? Join us for an interactive discussion on the new trade agreement and what it might mean for the European economy. CPE credit available
  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    10 June, 2015 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]

    As demand slowly returns and labor markets recover, could low productivity put a ceiling to the pace of recovery? Which regions and sectors are most productive? Join us to explore our newest research and assess your own competitiveness. Earn CPE credit

  1. Economics Watch® - European View: The European Labor Market: What will recovery look like?
    13 May, 2015 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
    The European economy is starting to recover but what are the implications for the labor market? When we will start to see more pressures on wages? What about job growth? Join us for an interactive discussion to discuss the dynamics of recovery on the European job market including country specific data. CPE credit available.
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    15 April, 2015 09:00 AM EST [09:00]

    Europe’s consumption market is strengthening. Join us for an interactive discussion on what has caused the increase in domestic demand, whether it will last, and how it might impact your business.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    11 March, 2015 10:00 AM EST [10:00]

    This webcast provides the latest insights from The Conference Board Economics Team for the Euro Zone, as well as the outlook for several of the larger European economies. As a special topic, this month’s Economics Watch will include developments of corporate profits in the Euro Area since the crisis. The drivers of profits and what some countries are doing better than others will be discussed.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    11 February, 2015 09:00 AM EST [09:00]
    This webcast provides the latest insights from The Conference Board Economics Team for the Euro Zone, as well as the outlook for several of the larger European economies. As a special topic, this month’s Economics Watch will include developments of corporate profits in the Euro Area since the crisis. The drivers of profits and what countries are doing better than others will be discussed.
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    10 December, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
    This monthly webcast provides the latest insights from TCB’s Economics Team for the Euro Zone as well as the outlook for several of the larger European economies.
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    12 November, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
    This monthly webcast provides the latest insights from TCB’s Economics Team for the Euro Zone as well as the outlook for several of the larger European economies.
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    15 October, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
    This monthly webcast provides the latest insights from TCB’s Economics Team for the Euro Zone as well as the outlook for several of the larger European economies.
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    10 September, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]

    This monthly webcast provides the latest insights from TCB's Economics Team for the Euro Zone, as well as the outlook for several of the larger European economies.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    13 August, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
    This monthly webcast provides the latest insights from TCB’s Economics Team for the Euro Zone as well as the outlook for several of the larger European economies.
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    09 July, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
    This monthly webcast provides the latest insights from TCB’s Economics Team for the Euro Zone as well as the outlook for several of the larger European economies.
  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    11 June, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]

    In addition to analyzing current economic trends, this webcast will examine labor market trends across regions and countries, including a special focus on comparing compensation in European economies.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    14 May, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]

    This month’s special focus is on the changing regulatory environment for labor, product, and capital markets in the European Union, at both EU and the national level.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    09 April, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]

    This month’s webcast features a look at energy efficiency in six European economies and the implications for Europe of the U.S. shale gas glut and the German “Energiewende” (policy changes).

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    12 March, 2014 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]

    The special focus this month is on housing and shifts in consumer demand associated with the recovery in the European housing market. What countries are seeing market improvements?

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    12 February, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
    In this webcast, economists from The Conference Board analyze four groups of countries in Europe, each of which has its own growth pattern.
  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    15 January, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]

    This monthly webcast provides an economics perspective on the most pressing challenges on the minds of the chief executives who responded to The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2014.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    11 December, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
    On this webcast, the special topic will be: The state of big data, cloud computing, and information technology in Europe. In addition The Conference Board will present its latest outlook for the Euro Area economy.
  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    13 November, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]

    The Conference Board will present its 2014 Global Economic Outlook. This webcast will include forecasts for 2014 growth and long-term projections for countries and regions, as well as the latest short-term outlook for the Euro Area economy.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    09 October, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
    This webcast will assess what obstacles banks will face in adjusting to both Basel III capital requirements and Euro Area-wide regulation of banks. It will also include The Conference Board's latest Euro Area economic outlook.
  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    11 September, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
    This webcast will examine whether other countries can replicate Germany’s success in remaining competitive in high wage sectors. In addition, The Conference Board will present its latest outlook for the Euro Area economy.
  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    14 August, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
    This webcast will include the latest Euro Area economy outlook from The Conference Board and will also discuss how high unemployment is affecting European labor markets.
  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    10 July, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]

    Despite all the discussion about weak growth and competitiveness in Europe, how many jobs in Europe are actually related to global production? What are Europe’s strengths and weaknesses?

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    12 June, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]

    This webcast discusses the borrowing environment for firms and small businesses in
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  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    15 May, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]

    Do debt-laden European economies have a viable alternativeto austerity? This webcast examines different scenarios for sovereign debt ratios in Spain and Germany.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    10 April, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]

    How will the price and supply of oil and natural gas influence the performance of
    European economies?

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    13 March, 2013 03:00 PM CET [15:00]

    In recent years, households in major European economies have experienced large changes in labor market and demographic trends. How are these changes affecting household income and consumer spending?

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    13 February, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]

    Unemployment in the Euro Area and its member states has reached record highs. How will changes in competitiveness affect the performance of labor markets in Euro Area economies?

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
    09 January, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]

    What do chief executives consider their greatest challenges and how are they addressing them?

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
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    How will the new environment for Euro Area banks affect the sovereign debt crisis, investment conditions, and prospects for a sustainable economic recovery in the Euro Area?

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    14 November, 2012 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]

    Recent events related to rescue measures for Greece, as well as uncertainty about the pace of economic and political integration, suggest that the fate of the European economy remains uncertain.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch® - European View
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    Despite remaining apart from the Euro Area, the U.K. economy maintains close trading relations with nearby continental economies. However, its economic structure and regulatory approach differs from most European economies.

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    The fall in house prices and construction activity represents an important barrier to the recovery of Euro Area economic activity.

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