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The State Of Ohio's Steel Industry, Edward W. Hill, Iryna Lendel, Fran Stewart Sep 2012

The State Of Ohio's Steel Industry, Edward W. Hill, Iryna Lendel, Fran Stewart

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


Identifying High Demand Occupations And Understanding The Needs Of Northeast Ohio Manufacturers: Focus Group Summary Report, Ziona Austrian, Kathryn W. Hexter, Molly Schnoke Jul 2009

Identifying High Demand Occupations And Understanding The Needs Of Northeast Ohio Manufacturers: Focus Group Summary Report, Ziona Austrian, Kathryn W. Hexter, Molly Schnoke

Urban Publications

While the current economic climate is challenging, it provides an opportunity to assess critical workforce and talent issues facing the manufacturing community. In March 2009, Dr. Joel Elvery of Cleveland State University’s Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs released the Employment and Wage Trends of Manufacturing Occupations in the Cleveland-Elyria PMSA analysis. The analysis identified occupations that appear to be “pain-points” for employers - or open positions that are hard to fill and thus, in high demand.


An Assessment Of Education And Training Needs In The Ohio Aerospace Industry, Shari Garmise Apr 2006

An Assessment Of Education And Training Needs In The Ohio Aerospace Industry, Shari Garmise

Urban Publications

The Ohio Aerospace Institute engaged the Center for Economic Development at the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University to conduct an assessment of the education and training needs of Ohio aerospace companies, with an e


Regional Economic Indicators: Human Capital And Workforce, Iryna Lendel Feb 2006

Regional Economic Indicators: Human Capital And Workforce, Iryna Lendel

Urban Publications

The report is prepared by the Center for Economic Development at Cleveland State University’s Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs as a part of the regional indicators project under the Presidential Initiative Program. The study examines human capital and labor force in 36 regions across the country: 32 metropolitan areas of comparable size to the Cleveland metropolitan statistical area (MSA) and three smaller MSAs in Northeast Ohio — Akron,1 Canton, and Youngstown.


Foreign Migration To The Cleveland-Akron-Lorain Metropolitan Area From 1995 To 2000, Mark Salling, Ellen Cyran Dec 2005

Foreign Migration To The Cleveland-Akron-Lorain Metropolitan Area From 1995 To 2000, Mark Salling, Ellen Cyran

Urban Publications

This report is one of a series on migration to and from the region using the five percent Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) of the 2000 Census of Population and Housing and provides a description of foreign migrants moving to the Cleveland-Akron-Lorain (CAL) Consolidated Metropolitan Area (CMSA) from 1995 to 2000.* The report identifies the countries of origin of migrants and compares the demographic, socioeconomic, and housing characteristics of the foreign migrants to the CAL with other groups, including foreign migrants to Ohio and the nation, and, at times, to domestic migrants to and from the CAL.


Occupation Analysis For The Greater Cleveland Area, Jun Koo Sep 2005

Occupation Analysis For The Greater Cleveland Area, Jun Koo

Urban Publications

Occupation is an important aspect of regional economy; it has been forgotten, however, in most studies of regional economies. We developed a set of benchmark occupation clusters that share similar knowledge and skills and examined the Cleveland metropolitan area based on the derived occupation clusters.


Employment Centers In The Akron, Cleveland And Youngstown Metropolitan Areas, Robert Sadowski May 2005

Employment Centers In The Akron, Cleveland And Youngstown Metropolitan Areas, Robert Sadowski

Urban Publications

What is an employment center? McMillen (2003) defines an employment center as a “concentration of firms large enough to have significant effects on the overall spatial distribution of population, employment, and land prices.” Bogart (1998) sees employment centers as a collection of small open economies in a metropolitan area that specialize and trade with each other. Technically speaking, an employment center is a geographic area that exceeds a threshold employment density (employees per square mile) and a threshold employment level.


High-Tech Industrial Activity In Greater Cleveland 1992-2000, Robert Sadowski Feb 2002

High-Tech Industrial Activity In Greater Cleveland 1992-2000, Robert Sadowski

Urban Publications

This briefing paper provides an analysis of high-tech activity in the Cleveland Primary Metropolitan Statistical Area (PMSA) from 1992 to 2000. It begins by defining the term high-tech industry, using criteria developed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). High-tech industries are then analyzed from the viewpoint of employment levels, average earnings, and number of establishments. The City of Cleveland’s share of high-tech activity is discussed along with a comparison of the Cleveland PMSA versus the U.S. The paper concludes with a summary analysis of Cleveland’s position n in the world of high-tech.


High-Tech Industrial Activity In Greater Cleveland 1992-2000: Technology-Oriented Employment Addendum, Robert Sadowski Feb 2002

High-Tech Industrial Activity In Greater Cleveland 1992-2000: Technology-Oriented Employment Addendum, Robert Sadowski

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


The Ohio Job Creation Tax Credit Program: An Economic Impact Analysis, Ziona Austrian, Adina Swirski Wolf Jul 1998

The Ohio Job Creation Tax Credit Program: An Economic Impact Analysis, Ziona Austrian, Adina Swirski Wolf

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


The Future Of The Northeast Ohio Workforce, Jocelyn Fagan Mar 1998

The Future Of The Northeast Ohio Workforce, Jocelyn Fagan

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.