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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.

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?

Using TCB Economic Data Tools

The Conference Board is a major producer of data that can be used for a variety of applications from labor markets to productivity and supply chains. 

Risks, Opportunities, Collaboration, and Data Privacy: Overview of 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 two additional topics: partnerships and data privacy.

Recession Risks Keep CEOs Awake at Night. How Concrete is it as a Risk? Insights from the Survey and the Global Economic Outlook 2020

Analyze the responses to the Hot Button Issues of CEOs and C-Suite executives. We compare them to the monthly updates of the business cycle. 

Rethinking Innovation Spending: What the Data on Intangible Investment Reveals

Where to look for “missing” spending and how to make a more holistic assessment of overall innovation spending.

Measuring Intangible Assets to Drive Innovation

Explore how the rise of intangible assets are affecting business, economy and society in dramatic ways. What are the implications for companies’ innovation strategies and the future financial accounting?

Innovation Culture and Brand: Measuring Intangibles That Drive Financial Outcomes

Companies with a strong culture of innovation are viewed more favorably and seen as having greater investment potential, among other favorable outcomes.

COVID-19 and the US Labor Market

How have US employment trends shifted in the wake of COVID-19? What are the short-term and long-term implications? Gain insight into the possible outcomes and workforce impacts.

Our Experts


Bart van Ark

Outgoing Chief Economist; Program Director, CFO: Fortune 250 Council
The Conference Board


Gad Levanon, PhD

Vice President, Labor Markets
The Conference Board


Ataman Ozyildirim, PhD

Director, Economic Research, 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


Denise Dahlhoff, PhD

Senior Researcher, Consumer Research
The Conference Board


David Hoffman

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


Erik Lundh

Senior Economist
The Conference Board


Elizabeth Crofoot

Senior Economist, Labor Markets
The Conference Board


Ilaria Maselli

Senior Economist
The Conference Board


Carol Corrado

Senior Advisor and Research Director, Economics Program
The Conference Board

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Xiaohui (Janet) Hao, PhD

Senior Economist
The Conference Board

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Frank Steemers

The Conference Board


Anne Greer

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


Rita Shor

Program Director, Product & Services Development Council, Co-Program Director, Innovation Leadership Council, and Applied Innovation Council
The Conference Board


John Metselaar

Program Director and Senior Fellow
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Charles Popper

Co-Program Director, CIO Business Council
The Conference Board