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Bart van Ark named as Chief Economist of The Conference Board

17 March 2008

Bart van Ark, a professor of comparative studies of economic growth and productivity at the University of Groningen, has been named as chief economist and vice president of The Conference Board. 

Van Ark will be the first non-U.S. chief economist in The Conference Board's 92-year history. Effective April 1, 2008, he assumes leadership of the team of 20-plus economists who produce The Conference Board's global economic research as well as its widely watched economic indicators and growth forecasts, and becomes primary public spokesperson for these areas.

Information 

See the Press Release of The Conference Board

Professor Bart van Ark, h.h.van.ark@rug.nl 

Last modified:15 September 2017 3.26 p.m.

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