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Gulf Center Press Releases

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15 Apr. 2019 »
Global Productivity Growth Remains Weak, Extending Slowing Trend

Lasting Productivity Improvements Not Yet Visible in Macroeconomic Data

15 Apr. 2019 »
U.S. & Japanese Business Leaders Convene to Discuss Raising Productivity Growth

The Conference Board and The Japan Productivity Center have joined forces to address slowing productivity, which has been plaguing both economies.

05 Apr. 2019 »
Solid job growth at present, but more evidence of a slowdown in the coming months

Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report Gad Levanon, Chief Economist, North America, The Conference Board

04 Apr. 2019 »
CEO Confidence Increased Slightly in Q1

Hiring Expected to Increase, but Finding Qualified Workers Remains a Challenge

04 Jan. 2019 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Global Economy Increased

The Index rose to 115.2

03 Jan. 2019 »
CEO Confidence Declined in Q4, Index at Lowest Level in Six Years

The Measure now reads 42, down from 55 in the third quarter of 2018 (a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses). This is the lowest reading since Q3 2012 (CEO Measure: 42).

18 Dec. 2018 »
Disclosure Requirements Do Not Always Translate Into Better Corporate Sustainability Performance

New edition of annual benchmarking study examines trends in global CSR reporting

29 Nov. 2018 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Global Economy Increased

The Index rose to 114.9

28 Nov. 2018 »
The Conference Board Launches Research Center for the Gulf Region

Today, The Conference Board expanded its global footprint by launching the Gulf Center for Economics and Business Research.

30 Oct. 2018 »
The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for the Global Economy Increased

The Index rose to 114.5

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.3%
  • Brazil 1.3%
  • China 0.6%
  • Euro Area 0.0%
  • France 0.3%
  • Germany 0.2%
  • Global 0.4%
  • India 0.3%
  • Japan 0.4%
  • Korea 1.2%
  • Mexico 0.1%
  • Spain 0.1%
  • U.K. 0.4%
  • U.S. 0.2%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website
  • The Conference Board Economic Forecast for the U.S. Economy

    Why Slower Growth Does Not Need to End in a Downturn

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