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Emerging markets: Land of Opportunities or Risks?
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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® 2017. With the global economy limping through its sixth year of stagnation and the growth outlook for 2017 showing a continuation of the trend, finding sources of quality growth poses unique strategic challenges for business organizations. An analysis of survey responses reveals seven big picture trends as disruptive forces from digital technology to demographic trends alter the global business landscape.
Join us as we discuss the implications of the survey for CEOs in emerging markets and the challenges they face in the coming year. CPE credit available
Bart van Ark
Bart van Ark is executive vice president, chief economist, and 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 indicators and growth forecasts and in-depth global econo...Full Bio
Nicholas Sutcliffe is the executive director of The Conference Board for Asia. He is responsible for the strategic development and growth of The Conference Board operations within the region and shares responsibility for enhancing the organization’s stature and reputation as a relevant, obj...Full Bio
Abdul Erumban is a senior economist at The Conference Board. He is responsible for developing and managing research projects on productivity and long-term economic projections.
His research centers on the fields of productivity, technological change, digital transformation and its impact,...Full Bio
Ataman Ozyildirim, Ph.D.
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 Board Leading Economic Index®...Full Bio