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The Conference Board's latest Global Economic Outlook forecasts growth slowdowns in 2019 for both mature and emerging economies. This webcast will explore risks and opportunities created by the present environment.
Join our panel of expert economists who will examine this global shift and respond to important questions, such as:
- Why is global trade growth slowing?
- What are the effects on global growth and business investment of short- and long-term trade policy shifts?
- Where is productivity growth showing signs of picking up and what opportunities does this improvement present for businesses?
- What is the risk of recession emerging from the current slowdown?
Who Shold Attend: Executives interested in learning about why the global economy is slowing and how best to protect profits and reduce risk in this environment.
Abdul Erumban is an assistant professor at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands and a senior research fellow at The Conference Board. His research centers on the fields of productivity, technological change, structural change, digital transformation, and its impact, globalization, global ...Full Bio
Erik Lundh is a senior economist at The Conference Board. Based in New York, he is responsible for much of the organization’s work on the US and Chinese economies. He also conducts research on geoeconomics, international trade, and global value chains. Lundh previously worked for Evercore I...Full Bio
Ilaria Maselli has been the senior economist for Europe at The Conference Board since March 2016. Maselli monitors the monthly business cycle of the European economy and contributes analysis to The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook. She also contributes to in-dept...Full Bio
Gad Levanon, PhD
Gad Levanon is Vice President, Labor Markets for The Conference Board, where he oversees the labor market, US forecasting, and Help Wanted OnLine© programs. His research focuses on trends in US and global labor markets, the US economy, and forecasting using economic ind...Full Bio