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02 April, 2014 | (01 hr)

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This webcast provides insights from The Conference Board’s latest research on economic growth and international competitiveness, focusing on the importance of productivity for the growth performance of economies around the world. Join TCB economists in a discussion about the determinants of productivity growth, its impact on the labor market and job growth, and its importance for the cost competitiveness of manufacturing sectors across North America, Europe and Asia.

Who Should Attend: Business leaders and analysts of multi-national firms making marketing, operations, and location decisions; economists

This webcast is part of a new series of unique webcasts featuring exclusive insights from research in progress, across each of our three practice areas. To see the full roster of KnowlEdge Series programs, please see www.conferenceboard.org/webcasts

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Abdul Erumban

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

Abdul Erumban is an assistant professor at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands and a senior research fellow at The Conference Board. His research centers on the fields of productivity, technological change, structural change, digital transformation, and its impact, globalization, global ...Full Bio

Elizabeth Crofoot

Elizabeth Crofoot
Senior Economist, Labor Markets
The Conference Board

Elizabeth Crofoot is a Senior Economist at The Conference Board, where she researches labor market trends, authors the quarterly Global Consumer ...Full Bio

Ataman Ozyildirim

Ataman Ozyildirim (Moderator)
Senior Director, Economics and Global Research Chair
The Conference Board

Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD is the Director of Economic Research and Global Research Chair at The Conference Board. He specializes in the development of economic indicators and in forecasting aggregate economic activity worldwide. He also oversees The Conference Board’s Global Economic Outlook a...Full Bio

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