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December 2014—The slow start to the US holiday shopping season is no anomaly. Our latest Consumer Economic Sentiment survey finds that some six years after the Great Recession, Americans remain reluctant spenders.more
September 2014—If demography is destiny, global growth is headed for a slowdown. History, however, suggests that productivity could ride to the rescue.more
September 2014—While government policy will play a key role, the actions of managers and their organizations will decisively influence the realization of global productivity potential in the years ahead.more
September 2014—The economist who won a Nobel Prize for advancing our understanding of technology looks at the past and future of productivity-led growth.more
April 2014—Global flows play an ever-larger role in determining the fate of nations, companies, and individuals. To be unconnected is to fall behind.more
February 2014—India has made encouraging progress in reducing its official poverty rate. But the nation has an opportunity to help more than half a billion people attain better living standards.more
March 2014—Executives maintain a positive outlook for both domestic and global growth, though geopolitical tensions in Europe herald new risks for the global economy.more
January 2014—Youth unemployment across the European Union remains unacceptably high, to the detriment of current and future generations. Addressing it requires understanding its causes and then relentlessly pursuing solutions.more
December 2013—Executives’ economic expectations have reached a high for the year, though they expect only mild improvements in 2014 and anticipate that political tensions could cloud domestic and global growth.more
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