Research by Erin Butler

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The Saskatoon region is growing fast, buoyed by demand for the province’s resources. Managing such growth is challenging. This report looks at what leaders can do to fully realize...
The Conference Board of Canada | 83 pages | June 2014 | by Erin Butler, Natalia Ward
This report examines the capitalization of Canada’s food industry. Efficient capital markets give Canadians access to a wide variety of relatively inexpensive, high quality food...
The Conference Board of Canada | 55 pages | November 2013 | by Erin Butler, Michael Grant
Which pension plans in Canada are considered optimal? This study reveals that British Columbia’s public sector pension plans result in higher contributions to retirement savings...
The Conference Board of Canada | 48 pages | October 2013 | by Erin Butler, Michael Grant, Matthew Stewart
The modern farming landscape is changing. This report considers the state of farming business in Canada, and how it can be improved to achieve greater economic and social value...
The Conference Board of Canada | 61 pages | June 2013 | by Erin Butler, James Stuckey
The innovation performance of Canada’s food industry has direct consequences for our health and well-being. This report examines Canada’s food innovation performance, identifies...
The Conference Board of Canada | 67 pages | December 2012 | by Erin Butler, Daniel Munro, James Stuckey
This report explores the viability of Canada’s food economy. It considers the industry, company, plant, and farm viability that, while achieving commercial success, address the...
The Conference Board of Canada | 70 pages | December 2012 | by Michael Burt, Erin Butler, Michael Grant, Jean-Charles Le Vallée
There are concerns about the privacy implications of the rising torrent of data that lubricates the economy. This report considers the economic impacts of commercial privacy policy,...
The Conference Board of Canada | 60 pages | February 2012 | by Michael Burt, Erin Butler, Michael Grant
Using a performance-based framework, this report explores ways in which the food regulatory and production systems could better work together to achieve the out outcome of a safe,...
The Conference Board of Canada | 52 pages | February 2012 | by Michael Grant, Erin Butler, James Stuckey
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