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2013

Evaluation of economic development initiatives

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What Works In Economic Development Practice? An Evaluation Of Strategies & Tools, Ziona Austrian, Jill Norton Jan 2013

What Works In Economic Development Practice? An Evaluation Of Strategies & Tools, Ziona Austrian, Jill Norton

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What Works in Economic Development reviews evaluation literature relevant to economic development strategies. While economic development programs are difficult to evaluate, the literature reveals important information about the level of success achieved by various programs. It also demonstrates how positive results can be realized. A “what works” matrix follows the review of the evaluation studies. The matrix highlights the significant findings and key lessons that can be learned from this work.


Jumpstart Inc: Economic Impact On Northeast Ohio, 2007, Jill S. Taylor, Ziona Austrian Jan 2013

Jumpstart Inc: Economic Impact On Northeast Ohio, 2007, Jill S. Taylor, Ziona Austrian

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Jumpstart Inc.: Economic Impact On And Contribution To Northeast Ohio, 2008, Ziona Austrian, Afia Yamoah Jan 2013

Jumpstart Inc.: Economic Impact On And Contribution To Northeast Ohio, 2008, Ziona Austrian, Afia Yamoah

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This report was prepared for JumpStart, Inc. by the Center for Economic Development at Cleveland State University. The report summarizes the economic impact in 2008 resulting from JumpStart investment in start-up companies in Northeast Ohio and its services to assist other entrepreneurs through JumpStart Ventures, JumpStart TechLift Advisors, JumpStart Inclusion Advisors, and IdeaCrossing.


World Class Region Initiative: Northeastohioeconomy.Com, Donald T. Iannone, Ziona Austrian, Adina Swirski Wolf Jan 2013

World Class Region Initiative: Northeastohioeconomy.Com, Donald T. Iannone, Ziona Austrian, Adina Swirski Wolf

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The Role Of Colleges And Universities In Neighborhood Real Estate Development: Based On The Experience Of Five Institutions, Jill Norton, Ziona Austrian Jan 2013

The Role Of Colleges And Universities In Neighborhood Real Estate Development: Based On The Experience Of Five Institutions, Jill Norton, Ziona Austrian

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This report discusses the role of colleges and universities in the economic development of neighborhoods and cities through direct investments in real estate. It explores various approaches to neighborhood economic development and looks at how educational institutions can partner with public agencies and neighborhood-based organizations to meet the objectives of both the institution and the community in which it resides.


Urban Universities And Real Estate Development, Ziona Austrian, Jill Norton Jan 2013

Urban Universities And Real Estate Development, Ziona Austrian, Jill Norton

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This report is intended to enhance the understanding of the role that urban colleges and universities have in local economic development through university real estate investment activities. Colleges and universities across the country are becoming more involved in property acquisition and development; however, there is limited research that explores the decision-making processes that are employed and the implications of these decisions on the larger community.


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

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No abstract provided.


Economic Impact Of Jumpstart Inc. On Northeast Ohio, 2009, Ziona Austrian Jan 2013

Economic Impact Of Jumpstart Inc. On Northeast Ohio, 2009, Ziona Austrian

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No abstract provided.


The Ohio Thomas Edison Program: An Economic Impact Study, Ziona Austrian, Adina Swirski Wolf Jan 2013

The Ohio Thomas Edison Program: An Economic Impact Study, Ziona Austrian, Adina Swirski Wolf

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No abstract provided.


Economic Impact Of Jumpstart Inc. Portfolio And Client Companies, 2010, Ziona Austrian, Candice Clouse Jan 2013

Economic Impact Of Jumpstart Inc. Portfolio And Client Companies, 2010, Ziona Austrian, Candice Clouse

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2010 economic impact of JumpStart Inc. Portfolio and Client Companies


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

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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

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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 ...


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.