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Members of The Conference Board gain access to our global experts who provide insights and perspectives informed by our nonpartisan, data-driven research and international network of executives. Briefings are exclusive to members and provide senior executives and their team with a deep dive into a topic area with our experts, providing a forum for questions and in-depth discussion. Explore our ever-growing portfolio of briefings below.

Consumer Attitudes About Data Practices

Customer data can be a gold mine for marketers—but how can both marketers and consumers best benefit?

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on US Consumption in the Short and Long Terms

As we continue to wrestle the pandemic for longer than expected, how will consumer spending evolve in the near term, and what will be the long-term effects?

Looking at Data Privacy as an Asset: C-Suite Challenge 2020 Results

This year’s survey, beside the hot button issues looking inside the organization and at the external environment, includes questions on a specific topic: data privacy.

Consumer Dynamics Report

This quarterly report leverages data from The Conference Board Global Consumer Confidence Survey, an online survey of 32,000 consumers in 64 countries, conducted in collaboration with Nielsen.

Consumers Attitudes about Sustainability, Part 2: How Sustainability Features Influence Consumers Choices

Which sustainability features attract consumers to sustainable brands, reasons for them to not buy brands with sustainable features, and where they rank sustainability features among their buying criteria.

Consumers Attitudes about Sustainability, Part 1: How Consumers Define Sustainability and View Organizations Sustainability Efforts

What consumers around the world mean by “sustainability” and how they view business sectors’ and policy makers’ sustainability efforts.

C-Suite Challenge 2020: A Marketing Perspective

The 20th edition of our annual CEO and C-Suite survey identified not only top executives’ Hot Button Issues, but also their views on external partnerships and data privacy. 

1H 2020 China Macroeconomic Environment Update and Outlook

What are the key economic trends and policy issues for MNC business in 2020?

Our Experts


Dana Peterson

Executive Vice President & Chief Economist
The Conference Board
Center Leader, Economy, Strategy & Finance


Bart van Ark

Senior Advisor
The Conference Board


Gad Levanon, PhD

Vice President, Labor Markets
The Conference Board


Ataman Ozyildirim

Senior Director, Economics and Global Research Chair
The Conference Board


Lynn Franco

Director, Economic Indicators and Surveys
The Conference Board


Klaas de Vries

The Conference Board


Abdul Erumban

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


David Hoffman

Senior Vice President Asia and Managing Director of the China Center for Economics & Business
The Conference Board


Ethan Cramer-Flood

Senior Fellow, China Center for Economics and Business
The Conference Board


Yuan Gao

Senior Economist, China Center for Economics and Business
The Conference Board


Erik Lundh

Senior Economist
The Conference Board


Siqi Zhou

Associate Economist
The Conference Board China Center for Economics and Business


Elizabeth Crofoot

Senior Economist, Labor Markets
The Conference Board


Paul Hodgson

BHJ Partners


Ilaria Maselli

Senior Economist
The Conference Board


Jason D. Schloetzer

William and Karen Sonneborn Term Associate Professor of Business Administration
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business


Carol Corrado

Senior Advisor and Research Director, Economics Program
The Conference Board


Anne Greer

Program Director, Market Insights Council; Co-Program Director, Innovation Leadership Council, and Applied Innovation Council
The Conference Board

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Xiaohui (Janet) Hao, PhD

Senior Economist
The Conference Board


Jonathan Spector

Senior Advisor, Former President and CEO
The Conference Board


Denise Dahlhoff, PhD

Senior Researcher, Consumer Research
The Conference Board