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    13 May, 2014 03:00 PM EST [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.

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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

Pete Davis

Pete Davis
Advisor
The Conference Board
President
Davis Capital Investment Ideas

Pete Davis advises Wall Street money managers on Washington policy developments that affect the financial markets. President of his own consulting firm since 1992, Davis Capital Investment Ideas, Pete draws on 11 years of experience as a Capitol H... Full Bio

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    08 April, 2014 03:00 PM EST [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.
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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

Kathy Bostjancic

Kathy Bostjancic
Director for Macroeconomic Analysis
The Conference Board

Kathy Bostjancic is director for macroeconomic analysis at The Conference Board. A specialist in the U.S. economy and financial markets, she is a member of the team that produces the U.S. economic forecast and global outlook for The Conference Boa... Full Bio

Willem Overmeer

Willem Overmeer
Senior Advisor

Willem Overmeer is a senior advisor to the High-Performing Organizations practice of The Conference Board and the program on Scenario Building & Analysis. He works closely with individual members of The Conference Board to identify critical tr... Full Bio

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  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    08 April, 2014 03:00 PM EST [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 03:00 PM EST [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 03:00 PM EST [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 03:00 PM EST [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 03:00 PM EST [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 03:00 PM EST [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 03:00 PM EST [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 03:00 PM EST [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 03:00 PM EST [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 03:00 PM EST [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 03:00 PM EST [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 03:00 PM EST [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 03:00 PM EST [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 03:00 PM EST [15:00]

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

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    12 February, 2013 03:00 PM EST [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 03:00 PM EST [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 03:00 PM EST [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 03:00 PM EST [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 03:00 PM EST [15:00]

    Are global imbalances becoming more balanced?

  1. The Conference Board Economics Watch®
    11 September, 2012 03:00 PM EST [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 03:00 PM EST [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 03:00 PM EST [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.

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    12 June, 2012 03:00 PM EST [15:00]

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

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