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Pierre-Olivier Bédard-Maltais

Economist
Pierre-Olivier Bédard-Maltais

Pierre-Olivier Bédard-Maltais is an economist at the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), where he specializes in research and analysis on the performance of Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises. His main task is to develop and publish research reports on economic topics of interest to entrepreneurs. His research focuses on business investment, technological change and the manufacturing sector. Pierre-Olivier is also responsible for the triannual survey on the investment intentions of small and medium-sized businesses and for providing advice to clients.

Pierre-Olivier joined BDC in August 2015. Before joining BDC, Pierre-Olivier worked for seven years at Industry Canada, where he was responsible for economic analysis and policy for small businesses, and the technology and manufacturing sector.

He holds a master's degree in Economics and a graduate diploma in Data Mining.

Recent posts

Blog Technology
March 04, 2020 | Technology

The Digital SME

Discover what we have learned from 5 years of BDC research on digital transformation and how SMEs can benefit from it. Learn more.

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Blog Economic perspective
November 28, 2019 | Economic perspective

Five reasons why Canadian small businesses should expand internationally

Why Canadian small businesses should expand internationally? Discover five reasons to export to boost profits and reduce risk.

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Blog Economic perspective
September 03, 2019 | Economic perspective

What do Canadians think of entrepreneurs?

Discover, with this study, how entrepreneurs are viewed by Canadians: innovative, courageous, brave, hardworking… Learn more about it.

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