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New Establishment Dynamics: Business Formation And Survival Trends In Ohio, Afia Yamoah, Ziona Austrian, Joel A. Elvery Dec 2009

New Establishment Dynamics: Business Formation And Survival Trends In Ohio, Afia Yamoah, Ziona Austrian, Joel A. Elvery

Urban Publications

The Ohio New Establishments Dynamics data (O-NED) is a new data set, developed by the College and Center. O-NED tracks employment and number of establishments for establishments that first started employing people between the 2nd quarter of 1997 and the 1st quarter of 2008. The report “New Establishment Dynamics: Business Formation and Survival Trends in Ohio” summarizes how trends in employment growth and establishment survivorship differ across sectors of the economy and various regions of Ohio. This new data set allows us to analyze the number of establishments born in a specific year called “birth cohort” and document their survival ...


A Scan Of Attributes In County Government Structure, Kevin O'Brien, Holly Cooper Whisman, Ryan Foster, Melissa Rowe Jan 2008

A Scan Of Attributes In County Government Structure, Kevin O'Brien, Holly Cooper Whisman, Ryan Foster, Melissa Rowe

Urban Publications

This report discusses the outcome of a national scan of models of effective county leadership and operations that might translate into alternative structures for consideration by the Commission on Cuyahoga County Government Reform. The scan produced a number of alternate county organizational structures that utilized several formats for executive, legislative, and administrative roles.


A Global Comparison Of Business Journal Ranking Systems, Jennifer K. Alexander, Robert F. Scherer, Marc Lecoutre Jan 2007

A Global Comparison Of Business Journal Ranking Systems, Jennifer K. Alexander, Robert F. Scherer, Marc Lecoutre

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


You Should Run For Office (Video), Kevin O'Brien, Grace Drake Jan 2006

You Should Run For Office (Video), Kevin O'Brien, Grace Drake

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Cultivating Democracy: Civic Environments And Political Socialization In America, Jennifer K. Alexander Jan 2006

Book Review: Cultivating Democracy: Civic Environments And Political Socialization In America, Jennifer K. Alexander

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


Economic And Fiscal Aspects Of Coastal And Watershed Stewardship Practices Project, Wendy A. Kellogg, Erica Matheny, Michael Mcgoun Jan 2004

Economic And Fiscal Aspects Of Coastal And Watershed Stewardship Practices Project, Wendy A. Kellogg, Erica Matheny, Michael Mcgoun

Urban Publications

The goal of this project is to investigate the current status of the knowledge base that is being transmitted to local decision makers regarding the economic and financial benefits of coastal and watershed stewardship practices through training and educational programs. Local decision makers are key in achieving many objectives of the Lake Erie Protection and Restoration Plan and other water quality initiatives because of their role in land use and zoning decisions, infrastructure construction and maintenance, storm water management, and economic development activities. The activities of this project are developing a comprehensive scoping of the knowledge base and expertise in ...


A Guide To Economic Development Practice, Ziona Austrian, Jill S. Taylor Jan 2002

A Guide To Economic Development Practice, Ziona Austrian, Jill S. Taylor

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


Census 2000 Demographic And Housing Profile Reports, Mark Salling, Ellen Cyran, Sharon Bliss Jan 2000

Census 2000 Demographic And Housing Profile Reports, Mark Salling, Ellen Cyran, Sharon Bliss

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


Nothing Left To Lose: Radical Policy Changes Are Required To Uncover The Competitive Advantages Of America's Distressed Cities, Edward W. Hill, Jeremy Nowak Jan 2000

Nothing Left To Lose: Radical Policy Changes Are Required To Uncover The Competitive Advantages Of America's Distressed Cities, Edward W. Hill, Jeremy Nowak

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


Adaptive Strategies Of Nonprofit Human Service Organizations In An Era Of Devolution And New Public Management, Jennifer K. Alexander Jan 2000

Adaptive Strategies Of Nonprofit Human Service Organizations In An Era Of Devolution And New Public Management, Jennifer K. Alexander

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


Where Are The Jobs? Cities, Suburbs, And The Competition For Employment, John Brennan, Edward W. Hill Nov 1999

Where Are The Jobs? Cities, Suburbs, And The Competition For Employment, John Brennan, Edward W. Hill

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


Implications Of Welfare Reform: Do Nonprofit Survival Strategies Threaten Civil Society?, Jennifer K. Alexander, Camilla M. Stivers, Renée Nank Jan 1999

Implications Of Welfare Reform: Do Nonprofit Survival Strategies Threaten Civil Society?, Jennifer K. Alexander, Camilla M. Stivers, Renée Nank

Urban Publications

Nonprofit organizations play a pivotal role in recent efforts to devolve public responsibilities to lower levels of government and other sectors. The capacity of these organizations to serve as the public safety net, however, has come under question. This multiphase research project focused on the impact of welfare reform on community-based nonprofits in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. The study includes surveys, focus groups, and a case study. Results to date strongly suggest that, in spite of their importance to the welfare reform effort, the capacity of smaller nonprofits to adopt the business-oriented approach required to meet the expectations of government contracts ...