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2013

Economic development

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Upstate New York Regional Analysis: Demographics, Economy, Entrepreneurship And Innovation, Ziona Austrian, Merissa Piazza, Eli Auerbach, Sunjoo Park, Joan Chase Jan 2013

Upstate New York Regional Analysis: Demographics, Economy, Entrepreneurship And Innovation, Ziona Austrian, Merissa Piazza, Eli Auerbach, Sunjoo Park, Joan Chase

Ziona Austrian

This report is associated with "Upstate New York Entrepreneurial Opportunity Survey Analysis"


Jumpstart Inc. Economic Impact And Contributions To Northeast Ohio, 2009, Ziona Austrian, Afia Yamoah Jan 2013

Jumpstart Inc. Economic Impact And Contributions To Northeast Ohio, 2009, Ziona Austrian, Afia Yamoah

Ziona Austrian

No abstract provided.


Financial Intermediaries For Community And Economic Development In Ohio: Market Assessment, Ziona Austrian, Brian A. Mikelbank, Afia Yamoah, Charles Post, Candice Clouse, David O. Kasdan Jan 2013

Financial Intermediaries For Community And Economic Development In Ohio: Market Assessment, Ziona Austrian, Brian A. Mikelbank, Afia Yamoah, Charles Post, Candice Clouse, David O. Kasdan

Ziona Austrian

This report describes the results of an in-depth market assessment study conducted for the Finance Fund by the Center for Economic Development and the Center for Housing Research and Policy at Cleveland State University’s Levin College of Urban Affairs. The Finance Fund, located in Columbus, Ohio, is a statewide nonprofit financial intermediary. It finds funding and provides resources to support organizations that assist low- and moderate-income families and communities.1 The Finance Fund works primarily within low-income rural and urban communities throughout the state of Ohio by connecting local community development organizations and small businesses with needed funding in ...


Lake Hospital System: An Economic Impact Study, Robert Sadowski, Ziona Austrian Jan 2013

Lake Hospital System: An Economic Impact Study, Robert Sadowski, Ziona Austrian

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Since its establishment in 1902, Lake Hospital System (LHS) has been a community-based, not-for-profit provider of comprehensive healthcare services to the residents of Lake, eastern Cuyahoga, Geauga, and Ashtabula Counties. Today, LHS is the largest employer in Lake County, with 500 physicians and over 2,400 healthcare professionals working in seven facilities.


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

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

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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 ...


Cleveland State University: An Economic Impact Study, Ziona Austrian Jan 2013

Cleveland State University: An Economic Impact Study, Ziona Austrian

Ziona Austrian

The economic value of an urban university to a metropolitan region is comprised of (1) the educational opportunities provided to students who rely on local institutions of higher education, (2) the unique contributions of urban universities to the social and political infrastructure of a region, and (3) the research and service contracts and other funds and philanthropic donations attracted to the campus by faculty and staff. If an urban university such as Cleveland State University (CSU) did not exist in the Cleveland metropolitan region, many, if not all of these economic and social contributions would be lost. In addition, the ...


Jumpstart Inc: Economic Impact On Northeast Ohio, Ziona Austrian Jan 2013

Jumpstart Inc: Economic Impact On Northeast Ohio, Ziona Austrian

Ziona Austrian

This research note estimates the economic impact resulting from JumpStart Inc. investment in start-up companies in Northeast Ohio. JumpStart is a business development organization or, more specifically a venture-development organization that funds high-growth businesses and ideas, works with their founders to develop the businesses into venture-ready entities, and celebrates Northeast Ohio's early-stage company successes.


International Business In Northeast Ohio, Patricia Cirillo, Jill S. Taylor, Ziona Austrian Jan 2013

International Business In Northeast Ohio, Patricia Cirillo, Jill S. Taylor, Ziona Austrian

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No abstract provided.


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

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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.


Beachwood's Economy: Analytical Report, Iryna Lendel, Ziona Austrian Jan 2013

Beachwood's Economy: Analytical Report, Iryna Lendel, Ziona Austrian

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No abstract provided.


The Ohio Manufacturing Machinery And Equipment Investment Tax Credit: An Economic Impact Analysis, Ziona Austrian, Adina Swirski Wolf Jan 2013

The Ohio Manufacturing Machinery And Equipment Investment Tax Credit: An Economic Impact Analysis, Ziona Austrian, Adina Swirski Wolf

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No abstract provided.


Upstate New York Entrepreneurial Opportunity Survey Analysis, Ziona Austrian, Merissa Piazza, Eli Auerbach, Sunjoo Park, Joan Chase Jan 2013

Upstate New York Entrepreneurial Opportunity Survey Analysis, Ziona Austrian, Merissa Piazza, Eli Auerbach, Sunjoo Park, Joan Chase

Ziona Austrian

This survey report is associated with "Upstate New York Regional Analysis: Demographics, Economy, entrepreneurship and Innovation"


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

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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.