Research by Michael Burt

Michael Burt
 
Michael Burt, Vice-President
Michael Burt leads several knowledge areas including industrial analysis, education, energy, innovation and security. In his role, Michael oversees the convening and research activities undertaken by these knowledge centres. He provides presentations on a variety of topics to clients and the ... more
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This report examines how the financial services sector supports small and medium-sized enterprises in Canada; considers the sector’s international trade and investment performance;...
The Conference Board of Canada | 73 pages | November 2017 | by Richard Forbes, Michael Burt
Ce rapport traite de la contribution du secteur des services financiers à la prospérité des petites et moyennes entreprises au Canada, examine sa performance en matière de commerce...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 78 pages | November 2017 | by Richard Forbes, Michael Burt
The strength of the Canadian economy is providing a boost to the banking sector, which has already enjoyed several strong years. The insurance sector has also had a strong run...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | November 2017 | by Michael Burt, Richard Forbes
Many of Canada’s business services industries have been negatively affected by weakness in the energy sector and economy over the past two years. But improving business confidence,...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | September 2017 | by Michael Burt
Labour shortages on Canada’s farms have doubled over the past decade. They are expected to double again in the next 10 years. Simply paying Canadians more to work in the sector...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | April 2017 | by Michael Burt
This briefing looks at the important role of temporary foreign workers (TFWs) in alleviating critical labour shortages in Canada’s agriculture sector and proposes an alternative...
The Conference Board of Canada | 26 pages | December 2016 | by Michael Burt, Robert Meyer-Robinson
Cette note de recherche traite du rôle déterminant que jouent les travailleurs étrangers temporaires (TET) pour combler en partie les graves pénuries de main-d’œuvre dans le secteur...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 30 pages | December 2016 | by Michael Burt, Robert Meyer-Robinson
This report examines the role of the financial services sector as a source of capital for businesses, comparing Canada to other countries; considers the sector’s international...
The Conference Board of Canada | 70 pages | November 2016 | by Michael Burt
Ce rapport traite du rôle du secteur des services financiers en tant que source de capitaux pour les entreprises, examine sa performance en matière d’investissement et de commerce...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 76 pages | November 2016 | by Michael Burt
Changes in oil prices have significant implications for Canada’s economy. But, because the Canadian economy is not uniform in its structure across provinces, provinces, sectors...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | November 2016 | by Michael Burt
The objective of this study is to understand how future oil price movements can impact Canada’s economic and fiscal performance. Whatever the future path of oil prices, Canada’s...
The Conference Board of Canada | 82 pages | August 2016 | by Todd A. Crawford, Michael Burt, Carlos A. Murillo
Cette étude vise à comprendre l’incidence de l’évolution future des prix pétroliers sur la performance économique et financière du Canada. Quelle que soit cette trajectoire, l’économie...
The Conference Board of Canada | 86 pages | August 2016 | by Todd A. Crawford, Michael Burt, Carlos A. Murillo
Canada’s trading patterns have changed fundamentally over the past decade, in terms of markets, barriers, and products and services traded. This briefing examines these trends...
The Conference Board of Canada | 19 pages | December 2012 | by Lin Ai, Michael Burt
Join Michael Burt, Associate Director of the Conference Board’s Industrial Outlook Service for a 45-minute session that will discuss highlights from the recent Industrial Outlook...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | March 2009 | by Michael Burt
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