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  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    09 August, 2016 03:00 PM ET [15:00] (New York), 07:00 PM UTC [19:00]

    This webcast will focus on the varying economic conditions across states. Learn more about other key indicators like income, consumption, and housing. CPE credit available 

Speakers

Brian Schaitkin

Brian Schaitkin
Senior Economist
The Conference Board

Brian Schaitkin is a Senior Economist in U.S. Economic Outlook & Labor Markets at The Conference Board. He is part of a team working to expand The Conference Board’s previous work on labor shortages. In addition, he will be leading efforts to expand coverage of regional economies in the...Full Bio

Gad Levanon, Ph.D.

Gad Levanon, Ph.D. (Host)
Chief Economist, North America
The Conference Board

Gad Levanon serves as chief economist, North America at The Conference Board. He oversees the labor market program, the U.S forecasting program, and the Help Wanted OnLine© program.

Levanon create...Full Bio

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  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    12 July, 2016 03:00 PM ET [15:00] (New York), 07:00 PM UTC [19:00]

    What role can expanding immigrant hiring play in helping businesses plug talent gaps? Foreign-born workers in the US are spread unevenly across occupations and locations. CPE credit available

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Diane Lim, Ph.D.

Diane Lim, Ph.D.
Vice President of Economic Research
Committee for Economic Development

As Vice President of Economic Research, Diane Lim (formerly Diane Lim Rogers) plays a central role in directing CED's Sustainable Capitalism Project, a multi-year initiative to strengthen America and its economic system through a more active, enga... Full Bio

Brian Schaitkin

Brian Schaitkin
Senior Economist
The Conference Board

Brian Schaitkin is a Senior Economist in U.S. Economic Outlook & Labor Markets at The Conference Board. He is part of a team working to expand The Conference Board’s previous work on labor shortages. In addition, he will be leading effor... Full Bio

Gad Levanon, Ph.D.

Gad Levanon, Ph.D. (Host)
Chief Economist, North America
The Conference Board

Gad Levanon serves as chief economist, North America at The Conference Board. He oversees the labor market program, the U.S forecasting program, and the Help Wanted OnLine&... Full Bio

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  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    12 July, 2016 03:00 PM ET [15:00] (New York), 07:00 PM UTC [19:00]

    What role can expanding immigrant hiring play in helping businesses plug talent gaps? Foreign-born workers in the US are spread unevenly across occupations and locations. CPE credit available

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    14 June, 2016 03:00 PM ET [15:00] (New York), 07:00 PM UTC [19:00]

    Join us as we examine the effect of slow labor force growth on future corporate profit trends and their key determinants including GDP and productivity growth. CPE credit available

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    10 May, 2016 03:00 PM ET [15:00] (New York), 07:00 PM UTC [19:00]

    Will companies’ focus on digitization come to the rescue of labor markets and growth? CPE credit available

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    12 April, 2016 03:00 PM ET [15:00] (New York), 07:00 PM UTC [19:00]

    A complimentary series for member companies to help executives stay on top of changing business and economic conditions worldwide. CPE credit available

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    08 March, 2016 03:00 PM ET [15:00] (New York), 08:00 PM UTC [20:00]

    Join us for a discussion on the housing market outlook. We will also explore risks and opportunities surrounding the most likely scenario. CPE credit available

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    09 February, 2016 03:00 PM ET [15:00] (New York), 08:00 PM UTC [20:00]

    Join us as experts discuss the varying economic performance across states as measured by the labor market tightness, the impact of lower oil and commodity prices, and demographic trends. CPE credit available

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    12 January, 2016 03:00 PM ET [15:00] (New York), 08:00 PM UTC [20:00]

    As a special topic, this month’s Economics Watch offers an economics perspective on the most pressing challenges on the minds of the chief executives who responded to The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2016. CPE credit available

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    08 December, 2015 03:00 PM ET [15:00] (New York), 08:00 PM UTC [20:00]

    Taking stock: What were the main trends in the US economy in 2015, and what are we likely to see in 2016.  CPE credit available.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    10 November, 2015 03:00 PM ET [15:00] (New York), 08:00 PM UTC [20:00]

    Join us for an interactive discussion to discuss key drivers of US economic growth, present trend GDP growth estimates, and the outlook for the next 10 years. Enjoy an early preview of The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook and stay ahead of the curve. CPE credit available.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    13 October, 2015 03:00 PM ET [15:00] (New York), 07:00 PM UTC [19:00]

    As the end of the year approaches, business must brace itself for a legislative traffic jam in Washington. Join this interactive webcast to explore the key impending decisions that  promise to have the most impact on business and the US economy. CPE credit available.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    08 September, 2015 03:00 PM ET [15:00] (New York), 07:00 PM UTC [19:00]

    Could your company be at risk for labor shortages? What will this mean for recruiting, retention, compensation growth, and corporate profits? What are some ways you can minimize the impact? Join us and bring your questions to this interactive webcast. CPE credit available.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    13 August, 2015 03:00 PM ET [15:00] (New York), 07:00 PM UTC [19:00]

    In this interactive webcast, we will take stock of how the oil price drop has impacted the US economy and labor markets and how that impact varies across locations and industries. CPE credit available.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    14 July, 2015 03:00 PM ET [15:00] (New York), 07:00 PM UTC [19:00]
    The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TTP) trade agreements are potentially much further reaching than just tariffs. How much could the US economy and business gain once the political will is united?
  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®: Slow Productivity Set to Impact Profits
    09 June, 2015 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

    A complimentary series for member companies to help executives stay on top of changing business and economic conditions worldwide. CPE credit available.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®: Labor Market Tightness Approaches: Implications for busin
    12 May, 2015 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]
    The US labor market continues to tighten, and is doing so faster than expected. Join us for an interactive discussion on how it may impact recruiting, retention and compensation growth in this month’s Economics Watch™ (US View).
  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®: The US Housing Sector: Ready for Revival?
    14 April, 2015 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

    Will pent-up demand and a lean housing inventory revive the housing sector? Join us for an interactive discussion and explore how the changing economy may affect your business.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®: Timing and Pace of Interest Rate Increases
    10 March, 2015 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

    Amid strong macro cross-currents, how patient will the Fed be in initiating rate lift-off? Will Fed Chair Yellen and other policy makers patiently wait to see the “whites of the eyes” of inflation or continue to look through the weak inflation readings given the labor market is heating up? What impact does the strong dollar have on the trajectory of rate increases?

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    10 February, 2015 10:00 AM ET [10:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]
    This monthly webcast provides the latest insights from TCB’s Economics Team for the U.S. economy, including the short –term growth forecasts for consumption, investment, labor markets and the aggregate GDP growth. As a special topic, this month’s Economics Watch will focus on how corporate profits will be impacted by the shifting macroeconomic environment.
  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    13 January, 2015 10:00 AM ET [10:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]
    This month’s Economics Watch offers an economics perspective on the most pressing challenges on the minds of the chief executives who responded to The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015.
  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    09 December, 2014 10:00 AM ET [10:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]
    This monthly webcast provides the latest insights from TCB’s Economics Team for the U.S. economy, including the short –term growth forecasts for consumption, investment, labor markets and the aggregate GDP growth.
  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    10 November, 2014 10:00 AM ET [10:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]
    This monthly webcast provides the latest insights from TCB’s Economics Team for the U.S. economy. As a special topic, we will discuss Global Economic Outlook for 2015 and beyond, and offer perspectives on upside opportunities and downside risks.
  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    14 October, 2014 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]
    This monthly webcast provides the latest insights from TCB’s Economics Team for the U.S. economy. As a special topic we will discuss business realities of China’s imminent slowdown and structural transition.
  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    09 September, 2014 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]
    This monthly webcast provides the latest insights from TCB’s Economics Team for the U.S. economy, including a special focus on declining unemployment rates and evolving labor shortages.
  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    12 August, 2014 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]
    This monthly webcast provides the latest insights from TCB’s Economics Team for the U.S. economy, including a special focus on trends across the states and regions of the United States.
  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    08 July, 2014 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]
    This monthly webcast provides the latest insights from TCB’s Economics Team for the U.S. economy. We will also examine key drivers of stronger consumer spending.
  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    10 June, 2014 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

    Labor markets are the special focus of this webcast, which will feature comparisons of compensation and unit labor costs in the United States and its major competitors.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    13 May, 2014 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

    In addition to the usual update on the U.S. economy, this release will offer an update on the impact of current fiscal policy on the U.S. economy.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    08 April, 2014 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]
    The special focus of this month’s webcast is on energy, including the impact of changes in the regulatory environment on the supply and prices of different energy sources.
  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    11 March, 2014 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]
    This month’s webcast focuses on how the housing market will develop over the next five years at the national and state levels and within the largest 50 metropolitan areas.
  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    11 February, 2014 10:00 AM ET [10:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

    This month’s webcast explores the many challenges and the possible impact of the Fed’s eventual tightening of monetary policy.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    14 January, 2014 10:00 AM ET [10:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

    This edition features an economic perspective on the results of The Conference Board CEO Challenge®, an annual of survey of chief executives.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    10 December, 2013 10:00 AM ET [10:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]
    This monthly webcast provides the latest insights from TCB’s Economics Team for the U.S. economy. As a special topic, we will focus on whether the digital world is changing the economic and business landscape once again?
  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    12 November, 2013 10:00 AM ET [10:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]
    This webcast will include Global Economic Outlook for 2014 and medium and long-term projections. We will also discuss the most important drivers and detractors of growth as well as implications for the business climate.
  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    08 October, 2013 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

    This webcast focuses on the monetary policy stance of major central banks, including the Fed’s scaling back of quantitative easing, new banking regulations, and scenarios for capital provisions for corporations.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    10 September, 2013 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

    The special focus of this webcast will be to examine trends across the states and regions of the United States. The critical sectors driving economic activity at the regional level include manufacturing, real estate, agriculture, natural resources, and technology.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    13 August, 2013 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]
    In addition to our regular outlook for the global economy and the United States this webcast will focus on employment and explore whether the widely cited employment skill shortage in the U.S. economy is fact or fiction.
  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    09 July, 2013 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

    Despite offshoring concerns, how many jobs in the United States are related to global production? Is there any chance those jobs will come back?

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    11 June, 2013 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

    U.S. consumers are borrowing again, but is that a good thing? This webcast examines the revival in consumer borrowing to determine if the rebound is a healthy development.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    14 May, 2013 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

    Do austerity measures accelerate or slow recovery? Are those measures a precondition for a more sustainable recovery of growth, deficit, and debts?

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    09 April, 2013 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

    Oil and natural gas production within the United States is rising due to horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, and the United States is poised to become energy independent by 2020.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    12 March, 2013 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

    How will sequester spending cuts affect the economy in the near term?

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    12 February, 2013 10:00 AM ET [10:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

    In recent years, households in the mature and developing economies have experienced major changes in labor market and demographic trends. How are these trends affecting young workers?

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    08 January, 2013 10:00 AM ET [10:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

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

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    11 December, 2012 10:00 AM ET [10:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

    The webcast offers an in-depth look at cyclical activity around the globe in the context of slowing growth projections for the medium and long term.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    13 November, 2012 10:00 AM ET [10:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

    The U.S. economy has grown slowly in the last few months as a result of both domestic and global headwinds, but what is the outlook for 2013?

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    09 October, 2012 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

    Are global imbalances becoming more balanced?

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    11 September, 2012 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

    The critical sectors currently driving economic activity at the regional level include manufacturing, real estate, agriculture, natural resources, and technology.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    14 August, 2012 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

    The Chinese economy is slowing more sharply than expected due to the weak external global backdrop and domestic constraints and imbalances.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    10 July, 2012 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

    In terms of exports and imports, the United States has performed weakly relative to other mature economies, but the U.S. emphasis on services may be a bonus for U.S. competitiveness.

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    12 June, 2012 11:00 AM ET [11:00] (New York), 03:00 PM UTC [15:00]

    The U.S. economy remains weak, and political consensus in Washington remains elusive

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