All Publications

2016

  1. Conference Board Economics Watch® United States View

    20 May, 2016 | Economics Watch Reports

    Springing forward to a temperate summer: Some rebound in the second quarter is expected, but there is little indication of a turnaround in business investment.

  2. Global Economic Outlook 2016: Sub-Saharan Africa: Climbing a Steeper Hill?

    19 May, 2016 | Key Business Issues

    As sub-Saharan Africa’s growth pains continue in the coming decade, businesses must adopt a range of strategies to succeed across different groups of economies (undiversified, agricultural, frontier, and fragile) in the region.

  3. ICT Prices and ICT Services: What do they tell us about productivity and technology?

    17 May, 2016 | Economics Program Working Paper Series

    This paper reassesses the link between ICT prices, technology, and productivity. The currently available information on ICT asset prices and ICT services is put under a microscope, and official prices are found to substantially understate actual ICT price declines.

  4. Navigating the Digital Economy: Capturing the Benefits from Increased Flexibility and Cost Reductions – CFO Implications

    14 May, 2016 | Key Business Issues

    The New Digital Economy has potential to significantly impact cost and revenue models. Revisiting these models and understanding the dynamics of this new context are a priority for financial executives.

  5. Navigating the Digital Economy: Managing Demand and Supply for Digital Jobs and Developing a Tech-Savvy Workforce – CHRO Implications

    14 May, 2016 | Key Business Issues

    The rise of the New Digital Economy is reshaping global labor markets. It offers opportunities, but also challenges in adjusting to labor shortages and changing demands for digital workers.

  6. Navigating the Digital Economy: Driving Digital Growth and Productivity from Installation to Deployment – CEO and CSO Implications

    14 May, 2016 | Key Business Issues

    Despite massive investments, digitization hasn’t recharged the economy. In the future, will we see small innovations and more slow growth—or a transformation that drives explosive growth?

  7. Navigating the Digital Economy: Driving Digital Growth and Productivity from Installation to Deployment

    14 May, 2016 | Key Business Issues

    Our latest research examines the conundrum of the New Digital Economy: the economy is digitizing at an unprecedented pace, but so far hasn’t produced faster economic growth or productivity.

  8. 25 Truths about Employee Health Care

    09 May, 2016 | Conference KeyNotes

    When employers succeed in improving employees’ health, it’s a win-win: they gain a more energized workforce, and cost savings follow.

  9. 25 Truths about Strategic HR: Insights from the 2nd Annual Strategic HR Conference

    09 May, 2016 | Conference KeyNotes

    Today’s HR function is a strategic partner to the C-suite, shaping not only talent but culture, learning, technology, and values. It does this by anticipating strategic needs, mastering ambiguity, and becoming even more agile.

  10. China ResearchGraphic: The Growing Importance of Sustainability Reporting in China

    03 May, 2016 | China Center Publications

    The Chinese government’s intensifying focus on improving the sustainability reporting of local companies indicates that better sustainability reporting is desired by regulators, and the demand of the Chinese public for better sustainability standards, enforcement, and transparency is driving this trend.

Straight Talk November 2015

StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2016: Escaping the Global Economy's Holding Pattern

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