Research by Michael Grant

Michael Grant

Michael Grant, Director, Research, Capital Markets, Centre for Business Innovation
Michael Grant is a Director of Research at The Conference Board of Canada. Over the last 30 years, Michael has published numerous reports on a wide range of economic and business issues. In recent years, Michael has focused his work on financial aspects of business and public policy

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The Canadian Beverage Association’s Balance Calories Initiative (CBI) aims to reduce the calories that Canadians obtain from liquid refreshment beverages (LRBs). Most LRB calories...
The Conference Board of Canada | 60 pages | August 2018 | by Michael Grant
L’initiative Équilibre en calories de l’Association canadienne des boissons (ACB) vise à réduire l’apport calorique des Canadiens provenant de boissons rafraîchissantes...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 66 pages | August 2018 | by Michael Grant
The Canadian Beverage Association launched the Balance Calories Initiative to help reduce the calories that Canadians obtain from liquid refreshment beverages. This report assesses...
The Conference Board of Canada | 16 pages | December 2017 | by Michael Grant
What is crowdfunding, and how might it address the financing needs of Canadian innovators? This underdeveloped market has plenty of room for growth but faces some regulatory challenges.
The Conference Board of Canada | 19 pages | November 2017 | by Michael Grant
Qu’est-ce que le financement collectif et en quoi peut-il répondre aux besoins financiers des innovateurs canadiens? La marge de croissance de ce marché sous-développé est grande,...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 23 pages | November 2017 | by Michael Grant
Les Canadiens déplorent souvent la « perte » d’une autre entreprise canadienne lorsqu’une société étrangère en fait l’acquisition. Ce rapport révèle une relation positive entre...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 81 pages | November 2017 | by Michael Grant
Canadians often lament the “loss” of another Canadian company when it is acquired by a foreign company. This report, however, finds a positive relationship between foreign direct...
The Conference Board of Canada | 74 pages | November 2017 | by Michael Grant
The objective of this report is to improve the efficiency of the innovative start-up fund raising process by educating investors and investees about the process. It also suggests...
The Conference Board of Canada | | July 2017 | by Michael Grant
Ce rapport vise à améliorer l’efficience du processus de financement de départ de projets innovants en le faisant mieux connaître aux investisseurs et aux demandeurs de fonds...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 65 pages | July 2017 | by Michael Grant
This inaugural provincial food report card compares 63 food performance metrics across Canada’s 10 provinces. It organizes these metrics around the Canadian Food Strategy’s five...
The Conference Board of Canada | 157 pages | May 2017 | by Jean-Charles Le Vallée, Cameron MacLaine, Melissa Lalonde, Michael Grant
Ce premier bilan comparatif provincial compare le rendement alimentaire des 10 provinces canadiennes selon 63 indicateurs couvrant les cinq éléments de la Stratégie alimentaire...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 33 pages | May 2017 | by Jean-Charles Le Vallée, Cameron MacLaine, Melissa Lalonde, Michael Grant
Globalization is transforming post-secondary educational institutions (PSEs), with increasing numbers of post-secondary students enrolling in institutions outside their home country...
The Conference Board of Canada | 82 pages | November 2016 | by Michael Grant
La mondialisation transforme les établissements d’enseignement postsecondaire (ESP) : un nombre croissant d’étudiants de niveau postsecondaire s’inscrivent dans des établissements...
The Conference Board of Canada | 88 pages | November 2016 | by Michael Grant
The Canadian Beverage Association has set a goal to reduce the daily per capita calories consumed through liquid refreshment beverages (LRBs)—that is, all non-alcoholic refreshment...
The Conference Board of Canada | 31 pages | October 2016 | by Michael Grant
L’Association canadienne des boissons veut réduire de 20 % par personne l’apport calorique quotidien provenant des boissons rafraîchissantes de 2015 à 2025. Cette note d’information...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 34 pages | October 2016 | by Michael Grant
Information and communication technologies (ICTS) hold the potential to improve post-secondary learning by making learning more accessible and engaging. This report considers how...
The Conference Board of Canada | Website | October 2016 | by Michael Grant
This report explores the contradiction of rising levels of educational attainment coexisting with weak alignment between skills and labour market needs. This report is fully accessible...
The Conference Board of Canada | 72 pages | May 2016 | by Michael Grant
This inaugural annual report card compares 43 food performance metrics and considers Canada’s position relative to 16 peer OECD countries in five main areas: industry prosperity,...
The Conference Board of Canada | 84 pages | January 2016 | by Jean-Charles Le Vallée, Michael Grant
Canada is a world leader in public investments in R&D, but lags in innovation performance. This report examines why Canada is falling behind other OECD countries.
The Conference Board of Canada | 90 pages | May 2015 | by Michael Grant
Post-secondary education is a growth industry in Canada. This report seeks to quantify its impact in three areas: direct and indirect spending, human capital, and intellectual...
The Conference Board of Canada | 110 pages | November 2014 | by Michael Grant
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