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Identifying High Demand Occupations And Understanding The Needs Of Northeast Ohio Manufacturers: Focus Group Summary Report, Ziona Austrian, Kathryn Hexter, Molly Schnoke Dec 2015

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

Kathryn W. Hexter

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.


Remix Cleveland- The Cleveland Music Sector And Its Economic Impact - Executive Summary, Iryna Lendel, Sharon Bliss, Candice Clouse, Merissa Piazza, Ziona Austrian, Kathryn Hexter, Renee Constantino, Matthew Hrubey Dec 2015

Remix Cleveland- The Cleveland Music Sector And Its Economic Impact - Executive Summary, Iryna Lendel, Sharon Bliss, Candice Clouse, Merissa Piazza, Ziona Austrian, Kathryn Hexter, Renee Constantino, Matthew Hrubey

Kathryn W. Hexter

This study was commissioned by the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture (CPAC)as a starting point for gaining a deeper understanding of the different sectors of the Cleveland arts scene in Cuyahoga county. Its objective is to understand the Cleveland Music Sector, delineate its components, learn its dynamics, and assess the economic impact of music events and venues in Cuyahoga county.


Remix Cleveland: The Cleveland Music Sector And Its Economic Impact - Full Report, Iryna Lendel, Sharon Bliss, Candice Clouse, Merissa Piazza, Ziona Austrian, Kathryn Hexter, Renee Constantino, Matthew Hrubey Dec 2015

Remix Cleveland: The Cleveland Music Sector And Its Economic Impact - Full Report, Iryna Lendel, Sharon Bliss, Candice Clouse, Merissa Piazza, Ziona Austrian, Kathryn Hexter, Renee Constantino, Matthew Hrubey

Kathryn W. Hexter

No abstract provided.


Identifying High Demand Occupations And Understanding The Needs Of Northeast Ohio Manufacturers: Focus Group Summary Report, Ziona Austrian, Kathryn Hexter, Molly Schnoke Dec 2015

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

Molly Schnoke

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.


The Manufacturing Sector In The Greater Northeastern/Northern Region Of Pennsylvania, Ziona Austrian, Candi Clouse, Merissa Piazza, Nikki Glazer, Eunkyu Lee, Hyejin Jung, Eric Esoda Apr 2015

The Manufacturing Sector In The Greater Northeastern/Northern Region Of Pennsylvania, Ziona Austrian, Candi Clouse, Merissa Piazza, Nikki Glazer, Eunkyu Lee, Hyejin Jung, Eric Esoda

Ziona Austrian

This report summarizes the findings of an in-depth study of the manufacturing sector in the Greater Northeastern/Northern region of Pennsylvania. The objective of the first section is to draw attention to the role manufacturing plays in the regional economy. It compares manufacturing to other sectors of the economy in terms of employment, gross regional product, wages, productivity, and number of establishments (See Table E-1). It also briefly describes trends in the value of shipments of manufacturing goods as a proxy for exports, manufacturers’ investments in capital expenditures as a measure of capital intensity and adoption of technology, and patenting ...


Sa2020 San Antonio Opportunity Dividend, Ziona Austrian, Merissa Piazza, Nikki Glazer Apr 2015

Sa2020 San Antonio Opportunity Dividend, Ziona Austrian, Merissa Piazza, Nikki Glazer

Ziona Austrian

CEOs for Cities created the city dividend concept to catalyze collaborative economic progress in cities and regions. A city dividend is the economic benefit resulting from investing resources to successfully achieve a measurable, actionable goal toward your city’s and metro region’s economic progress. The objective of city dividends is to provide quantitative estimates of the economic benefits that metropolitan regions and cities could achieve by improving their performance on specific priority issues. This report explores the Opportunity Dividend. The Opportunity Dividend examines individuals in poverty and the public money spent on combating poverty. Detailed methodology on how the ...


Sa2020 San Antonio Talent Dividend, Ziona Austrian, Merissa Piazza, Nikki Glazer Apr 2015

Sa2020 San Antonio Talent Dividend, Ziona Austrian, Merissa Piazza, Nikki Glazer

Ziona Austrian

CEOs for Cities created the city dividend concept to catalyze collaborative economic progress in cities and regions. A city dividend is the economic benefit resulting from investing resources to successfully achieve a measurable, actionable goal toward your city’s and metro region’s economic progress. The objective of city dividends is to provide quantitative estimates of the economic benefits that metropolitan regions and cities could achieve by improving their performance on specific priority issues. This report explores the Talent Dividend. The Talent Dividend associates educational attainment, as measured by college degrees, and personal income. Detailed methodology on how the Talent ...


Sa2020 San Antonio City Dividends, Ziona Austrian, Merissa Piazza, Nikki Glazer Apr 2015

Sa2020 San Antonio City Dividends, Ziona Austrian, Merissa Piazza, Nikki Glazer

Ziona Austrian

The challenge that every city faces is how to best mobilize, accelerate, and sustain action on the key issues that contribute to city success. The future belongs to those cities and regions that can best catalyze collaborative change by demonstrating measurable progress on important goals. CEOs for Cities believes the answer is city dividends. CEOs for Cities created the city dividend concept to catalyze collaborative economic progress in cities and regions. City dividends, first developed by economist Joe Cortright of Impressa, inc., for CEOs for Cities, and Carol Coletta, former president and CEO of CEOs for cities, are premised on ...


Sa2020 San Antonio Health/Diabetes Dividend, Ziona Austrian, Merissa Piazza, Nikki Glazer Apr 2015

Sa2020 San Antonio Health/Diabetes Dividend, Ziona Austrian, Merissa Piazza, Nikki Glazer

Ziona Austrian

CEOs for Cities created the city dividend concept to catalyze collaborative economic progress in cities and regions. A city dividend is the economic benefit resulting from investing resources to successfully achieve a measurable, actionable goal toward your city’s and metro region’s economic progress. This report explores the Health/Diabetes Dividend. The Health/Diabetes Dividend estimates the costs of diabetes and the economic savings associated with reducing the number of diabetics. Detailed methodology on how the Health/Diabetes Dividend is calculated and associated data sources is included in Appendix A. Health/Diabetes Dividend According to the American Diabetes Association ...


Sa2020 San Antonio Green Dividend, Ziona Austrian, Merissa Piazza, Nikki Glazer Apr 2015

Sa2020 San Antonio Green Dividend, Ziona Austrian, Merissa Piazza, Nikki Glazer

Ziona Austrian

CEOs for Cities created the city dividend concept to catalyze collaborative economic progress in cities and regions. A city dividend is the economic benefit resulting from investing resources to successfully achieve a measurable, actionable goal toward your city’s and metro region’s economic progress. The objective of city dividends is to provide quantitative estimates of the economic benefits that metropolitan regions and cities could achieve by improving their performance on specific priority issues. This report explores the Green Dividend. The Green Dividend considers the savings that a person can achieve by driving one less mile per day. Detailed methodology ...


The Bioscience Cluster In Ohio, Candi Clouse, Ziona Austrian Apr 2015

The Bioscience Cluster In Ohio, Candi Clouse, Ziona Austrian

Ziona Austrian

The purpose of this report is to create a shared definition and understanding of the bioscience industry across the state of Ohio. Bioscience is a relatively small industry, but it is growing both globally, nationally, and in Ohio. It is also linked to many other industries through its technologies, suppliers, and customers. This report will not only develop a deeper knowledge of the industry and its role in the economy, but we will suggest selected standards on how to study this industry and how to track its progress over time. This report is the first phase of a larger study ...


Forming Cleveland: A Visual Arts, Craft And Design Industry Study: Executive Summary, Iryna Lendel, Candi Clouse, Merissa Piazza, Ellen Cyran, Fran Stewart, Nikki Glazer, Christopher Lohr, Andrew Lang Apr 2015

Forming Cleveland: A Visual Arts, Craft And Design Industry Study: Executive Summary, Iryna Lendel, Candi Clouse, Merissa Piazza, Ellen Cyran, Fran Stewart, Nikki Glazer, Christopher Lohr, Andrew Lang

Ellen Cyran

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” - Pablo Picasso Art, as illustrated by Picasso’s quote, possesses the unique ability to cleanse our souls of everyday monotony. Given the transformative capabilities of art, we wondered how the arts could help revitalize a city, and, perhaps, revive an entire region. Can the same then be true for the “souls” of our cities, or even the collective soul of a region? The Visual Arts, Craft, and Design (VACD) sector, encompassing a wide spectrum of creative endeavors, has an impact on all of us in often ...


Forming Cleveland: A Visual Arts, Craft And Design Industry Study: Full Report, Iryna Lendel, Candi Clouse, Merissa Piazza, Ellen Cyran, Fran Stewart, Nikki Glazer, Christopher Lohr, Andrew Lang Apr 2015

Forming Cleveland: A Visual Arts, Craft And Design Industry Study: Full Report, Iryna Lendel, Candi Clouse, Merissa Piazza, Ellen Cyran, Fran Stewart, Nikki Glazer, Christopher Lohr, Andrew Lang

Ellen Cyran

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” - Pablo Picasso Art, as illustrated by Picasso’s quote, possesses the unique ability to cleanse our souls of everyday monotony. Given the transformative capabilities of art, we wondered how the arts could help revitalize a city, and, perhaps, revive an entire region. Can the same then be true for the “souls” of our cities, or even the collective soul of a region? The Visual Arts, Craft, and Design (VACD) sector, encompassing a wide spectrum of creative endeavors, has an impact on all of us in often ...


Minority Participation In Technology Based Growth Industries In Northeast Ohio, Merissa Piazza, Elorm Tsegah, Ziona Austrian, Ellen Cyran Mar 2013

Minority Participation In Technology Based Growth Industries In Northeast Ohio, Merissa Piazza, Elorm Tsegah, Ziona Austrian, Ellen Cyran

Ellen Cyran

No abstract provided.


A Strategy For Growing The Ohio Aerospace & Defense Industry, Jack Kleinhenz, Ziona Austrian, Robert Sadowski, Ed Morrison Jan 2013

A Strategy For Growing The Ohio Aerospace & Defense Industry, Jack Kleinhenz, Ziona Austrian, Robert Sadowski, Ed Morrison

Ziona Austrian

This report provides a strategic framework to guide the activities of the Ohio Aerospace and Defense Advisory Council (OADCAC). The OADAC provides advice to the Governor. Although OADAC does not have operational authority, the OADAC plays an important role in shaping and aligning State policy toward the aerospace and defense industries.


Wire-Net Area Industry Profile Analysis, Robert Sadowski, Ziona Austrian Jan 2013

Wire-Net Area Industry Profile Analysis, Robert Sadowski, Ziona Austrian

Ziona Austrian

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 Jan 2013

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

Ziona Austrian

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.


Remix Cleveland: The Cleveland Music Sector And Its Economic Impact - Full Report, Iryna Lendel, Sharon Bliss, Candice Clouse, Merissa Piazza, Ziona Austrian, Kathryn W. Hexter, Renee Constantino, Matthew Hrubey Jan 2013

Remix Cleveland: The Cleveland Music Sector And Its Economic Impact - Full Report, Iryna Lendel, Sharon Bliss, Candice Clouse, Merissa Piazza, Ziona Austrian, Kathryn W. Hexter, Renee Constantino, Matthew Hrubey

Ziona Austrian

No abstract provided.


The High-Tech Sector In Northeast Ohio: 2007 Update, Ziona Austrian, Jill S. Taylor Jan 2013

The High-Tech Sector In Northeast Ohio: 2007 Update, Ziona Austrian, Jill S. Taylor

Ziona Austrian

This report describes trends in the high-tech sector in Northeast Ohio, focusing on the 2004-2006 time period. It is the first update to a baseline report released in February 2007 that analyzed trends between 2000 and 2005. This study follows the baseline report in that it examines the high-tech sector in Northeast Ohio from three perspectives — high-tech industries, high-tech occupations, and research and development activity. It assesses the strengths and weaknesses of high-tech industries in terms of employment, average wage, gross regional product (output), and productivity. High-tech occupations are analyzed in terms of employment levels. Research and development activity is ...


Ohio Business Establishments Inter-County Relocation Trends During The 1994-1997 Period, Ziona Austrian, Adina Swirski Wolf Jan 2013

Ohio Business Establishments Inter-County Relocation Trends During The 1994-1997 Period, Ziona Austrian, Adina Swirski Wolf

Ziona Austrian

No abstract provided.


Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District: Economic Impact Of Operating And Capital Expenditures, 2012– 2016, Ziona Austrian, Candice Clouse, Iryna Lendel Jan 2013

Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District: Economic Impact Of Operating And Capital Expenditures, 2012– 2016, Ziona Austrian, Candice Clouse, Iryna Lendel

Ziona Austrian

No abstract provided.


Industrial Activity In Cleveland, Robert Sadowski, Ziona Austrian Jan 2013

Industrial Activity In Cleveland, Robert Sadowski, Ziona Austrian

Ziona Austrian

This report has four primary objectives. First, survey industrial activity in the city of Cleveland using employment and payroll data for the period from 1993 to 2000; report on key findings related to industry sectors and industries at the two-digit standard industrial classification (SIC) code level; and compare the city of Cleveland to suburban Cuyahoga County and the remainder of the Cleveland primary metropolitan statistical area (PMSA). Second, identify those industries in Cleveland that reported substantial employment levels, average annual wages, employment growth, and wage growth during the study period (high performing industries). Third, discuss the status of previously identified ...


The Ohio Bioscience Industry, 2000-2009, Ziona Austrian, Candice Clouse, Matthew Hrubey Jan 2013

The Ohio Bioscience Industry, 2000-2009, Ziona Austrian, Candice Clouse, Matthew Hrubey

Ziona Austrian

No abstract provided.


The Ohio Bioscience Industry, Ziona Austrian, Candice Clouse Jan 2013

The Ohio Bioscience Industry, Ziona Austrian, Candice Clouse

Ziona Austrian

No abstract provided.


The Ohio Bioscience Sector, 2000-2010, Matthew Hrubey, Candice Clouse, Ziona Austrian Jan 2013

The Ohio Bioscience Sector, 2000-2010, Matthew Hrubey, Candice Clouse, Ziona Austrian

Ziona Austrian

No abstract provided.


Northeast Ohio High-Tech Economy Report, Iryna Lendel, Ziona Austrian Jan 2013

Northeast Ohio High-Tech Economy Report, Iryna Lendel, Ziona Austrian

Ziona Austrian

This study is an update of two previous reports commissioned by the Northeast Ohio technology Coalition (NorTech) that examined the high-tech sector in Northeast Ohio (NEO). It focuses on two time periods: 2004-2007, the last recovery period, and 2006-2007, the latest one-year change. Four major perspectives are reflected in this year’s analysis: (1) changes in overall NEO high-tech trends in comparison to the Midwest and the United States, (2) analysis of technology groups within the high-tech sector, (3) detailed analysis of bioscience in Northeast Ohio using the industry definition adopted by BioOhio, and (4) track of the NEO research ...


The High-Tech Sector In Northeast Ohio: Baseline Report, Ziona Austrian, Jill S. Taylor Jan 2013

The High-Tech Sector In Northeast Ohio: Baseline Report, Ziona Austrian, Jill S. Taylor

Ziona Austrian

This study uses several indicators to measure the strengths and weaknesses of the high-tech sector in Northeast Ohio (NEO) in comparison to the U.S. High-tech industries are analyzed in terms of employment, average wage, gross regional product (output), and productivity. High-tech occupations are analyzed in terms of employment. Research and development activity is analyzed by examining trends in industry R&D funding and academic R&D expenditures.


Northeast Ohio Manufacturing Analysis: A Working Paper In Support Of Global Northeast Ohio Manufacturing Roadmap Initiative, Ziona Austrian, Iryna Lendel Jan 2013

Northeast Ohio Manufacturing Analysis: A Working Paper In Support Of Global Northeast Ohio Manufacturing Roadmap Initiative, Ziona Austrian, Iryna Lendel

Ziona Austrian

This report presents the results of a study of manufacturing activities in Northeast Ohio (NEO). The report’s purpose is to provide an understanding of recent trends in regional manufacturing industries in the context of longer-term trends and the national economy.


Remix Cleveland- The Cleveland Music Sector And Its Economic Impact - Executive Summary, Iryna Lendel, Sharon Bliss, Candice Clouse, Merissa Piazza, Ziona Austrian, Kathryn W. Hexter, Renee Constantino, Matthew Hrubey Jan 2013

Remix Cleveland- The Cleveland Music Sector And Its Economic Impact - Executive Summary, Iryna Lendel, Sharon Bliss, Candice Clouse, Merissa Piazza, Ziona Austrian, Kathryn W. Hexter, Renee Constantino, Matthew Hrubey

Ziona Austrian

This study was commissioned by the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture (CPAC)as a starting point for gaining a deeper understanding of the different sectors of the Cleveland arts scene in Cuyahoga county. Its objective is to understand the Cleveland Music Sector, delineate its components, learn its dynamics, and assess the economic impact of music events and venues in Cuyahoga county.


Minority Participation In Technology Based Growth Industries In Northeast Ohio, Merissa Piazza, Elorm Tsegah, Ziona Austrian, Ellen Cyran Dec 2012

Minority Participation In Technology Based Growth Industries In Northeast Ohio, Merissa Piazza, Elorm Tsegah, Ziona Austrian, Ellen Cyran

Ziona Austrian

No abstract provided.