23 November, 2015 | (01 hr)
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Join us for this special webcast in which The Conference Board Inc. and the Conference Board of Canada discuss global productivity and competitiveness trends in a Canadian context. Ataman Ozyildirim of the Conference Board will describe the findings of new Conference Board research on international comparisons on productivity, internationally and by sector . He will discuss how productivity growth has slowed dramatically around the world in recent years and why it is so critical to global economic growth. Pedro Antunes of the Conference Board of Canada will describe how Canada's weak labour force growth makes productivity key to maintaining economic growth potential. Yet, Canada's productivity performance is weakening.
Who should attend: Professionals in corporate planning, strategy, or finance; economists; analysts
Pedro Antunes is the Chief Economist and primary spokesperson at The Conference Board of Canada. He provides insights and general direction for the Board’s economic products, including reports and economic indicators that relate to Canada and its regions and sectors. Pedro provides media in...Full Bio
Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD
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