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Lordstown Gm Plant Closure Economic Impact Study, Iryna Lendel, Merissa Piazza, Matthew Ellerbrock Mar 2019

Lordstown Gm Plant Closure Economic Impact Study, Iryna Lendel, Merissa Piazza, Matthew Ellerbrock

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


Economic Impact Of The La Villa Hispana And El Mercado Projects, Ira Demko, Iryna Lendel, Candi Clouse, Heather Smith Aug 2018

Economic Impact Of The La Villa Hispana And El Mercado Projects, Ira Demko, Iryna Lendel, Candi Clouse, Heather Smith

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This report analyzes the potential economic impact of La Villa Hispana’s construction and operation proposed in the Clark‐Fulton neighborhood of Cleveland, the home to the densest population of Hispanic residents in the State of Ohio. We separately estimate the economic impact of El Mercado, one of the foundational projects of the La Villa Hispana development. The economic impacts are assessed on the City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, and the State of Ohio.


Feasibility Analysis: Borderlight International Theatre Festival, Merissa Piazza, Molly Schnoke, Nick F. Zingale, Iryna Lendel Apr 2018

Feasibility Analysis: Borderlight International Theatre Festival, Merissa Piazza, Molly Schnoke, Nick F. Zingale, Iryna Lendel

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BorderLight International Theater Festival is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit established to launch a summer festival of contemporary international theater in Cleveland beginning in July 2019. Co-directors Dale Heinen and Jeffrey Pence have spearheaded BorderLight’s inception and programming. BorderLight is conceptualized in its debut form as a four-day international theater festival located in Cleveland, Ohio.1 It will include curated performances by international, national, and local artists—as well as an independent fringe festival—and will focus on engagement with underserved audiences and communities.2 This makes BorderLight a bifurcated theater festival, which is a combination of a curated ...


2016 Economic Impact Of Companies Funded And/Or Assisted By The Northeast Ohio Entrepreneurial Service Provider Program, Candi Clouse May 2017

2016 Economic Impact Of Companies Funded And/Or Assisted By The Northeast Ohio Entrepreneurial Service Provider Program, Candi Clouse

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This report measures the economic impact of early-stage companies that were supported in the past by JumpStart Inc. and its partners in the Northeast Ohio Entrepreneurial Service Provider Program (ESP) in 2016. The ESP is a collaborative entrepreneurial support network funded in part by Ohio Third Frontier that includes accelerators, incubators, angel funds, and other organizations dedicated to commercializing technologies and fostering promising entrepreneurial ventures in Northeast Ohio. The companies included in this report have received significant technical assistance and/or direct investment funding from entrepreneurial support organizations in the ESP.


The Economic Impact Of The 2016 Republican National Convention, Candi Clouse, Iryna Lendel, Merissa Piazza, Luke Seaberg Apr 2017

The Economic Impact Of The 2016 Republican National Convention, Candi Clouse, Iryna Lendel, Merissa Piazza, Luke Seaberg

Urban Publications

The summer of 2014 was an exciting time full of announcements and transitions for the City of Cleveland, marking the return of LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Republican National Committee selecting Cleveland to host the 2016 RNC Convention. Two years later, 2016 saw the Cavaliers win the city’s first major sports championship in 52 years; just four weeks later, July 18-21, the City hosted its first Republican National Convention in 80 years.

The old saying, “As Ohio goes, so goes the nation” reflects the importance of the state in national politics; the only two candidates who ...


2015 Economic Impact Of Companies Funded And/Or Assisted By The Northeast Ohio Entrepreneurial Signature Program, Candi Clouse, Kenneth Kalynchuk Apr 2016

2015 Economic Impact Of Companies Funded And/Or Assisted By The Northeast Ohio Entrepreneurial Signature Program, Candi Clouse, Kenneth Kalynchuk

Urban Publications

This report measures the economic impact of early-stage companies that have been supported by JumpStart Inc. and its partners in the Northeast Ohio Entrepreneurial Signature Program (ESP) in 2015. Companies included in this report have received significant technical assistance and direct investment funding or purely technical assistance from entrepreneurial support organizations in the ESP. It is important to note that North Coast Angel Fund invests in companies throughout Ohio and the economic outcomes generated by these firms are included in the statewide economic impact reported here; while the remainder of the ESP’s entrepreneurial acceleration activities are mostly located in ...


2014 Economic Impact Of Companies Funded And/Or Assisted By The Northeast Ohio Entrepreneurial Signature Program, Candi Clouse, Ziona Austrian Apr 2015

2014 Economic Impact Of Companies Funded And/Or Assisted By The Northeast Ohio Entrepreneurial Signature Program, Candi Clouse, Ziona Austrian

Urban Publications

This report measures the economic impact of early-stage companies that have been supported by JumpStart Inc. and its partners in the Northeast Ohio Entrepreneurial Signature Program (ESP) in 2014. Companies included in this report have received significant technical assistance and direct investment funding from entrepreneurial support organizations in the ESP or purely technical assistance. It is important to note that North Coast Angel Fund invests in companies throughout Ohio and the economic outcomes generated by these firms are included in the statewide economic impact reported here; while the remainder of the ESP’s entrepreneurial acceleration activities are confined geographically to ...


The Economic Impact Of Cleveland State University, Candi Clouse, Ziona Austrian, Serena Alexander Oct 2014

The Economic Impact Of Cleveland State University, Candi Clouse, Ziona Austrian, Serena Alexander

Urban Publications

This report assesses the economic impact of Cleveland State University on the five-county Cleveland metropolitan area. The study was conducted by the Center for Economic Development at Cleveland State University’s Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs. The economic impact of the university operations is based on FY2013 data (July 1, 2012-June 30, 2013), which was the most recent completed fiscal year for which data was available at the start of this study. The economic impacts of the capital expenditures are based on FY2009-2013 spending.


The Nasa Glenn Research Center: An Economic Impact Study Fiscal Year 2013, Iryna Lendel, Christopher Lohr Jun 2014

The Nasa Glenn Research Center: An Economic Impact Study Fiscal Year 2013, Iryna Lendel, Christopher Lohr

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NASA Glenn is located at Lewis Field, a 300-acre site adjacent to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. NASA Glenn’s physical plant includes more than 150 buildings that contain a unique collection of world-class laboratories and test facilities. Since the groundbreaking for the Aircraft Engine Research Laboratory of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (forerunner to NASA) on January 23, 1941, more than $680 million has been invested in NASA Glenn’s physical plant. The estimated replacement cost is approximately $2.6 billion. The Lewis Field site and its Plum Brook Station, located in Sandusky, Ohio, is 50 miles west of ...


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 Jun 2014

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

Urban Publications

“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 Jun 2014

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

Urban Publications

“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 ...


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 Dec 2013

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

Urban Publications

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 ...


Economic Impact Of Green Infrastructure Maintenance, Merissa Piazza, Candi Clouse May 2013

Economic Impact Of Green Infrastructure Maintenance, Merissa Piazza, Candi Clouse

Urban Publications

The Center for Economic Development (the Center) at the Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University prepared this report for LAND studio. The objective of this report is to present an economic impact of the green infrastructure maintenance of the future green infrastructure investments that the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) will undertake. LAND studio will use this study as a component to a broader study of best practices in green infrastructure maintenance, the needs of the sector, and to develop a foundation for the creation of a green infrastructure maintenance education and workforce training program.

The ...


The Economic Impact Of Metrohealth System, Matthew Hrubey, Ziona Austrian, Candi Clouse, Merissa Piazza Jan 2013

The Economic Impact Of Metrohealth System, Matthew Hrubey, Ziona Austrian, Candi Clouse, Merissa Piazza

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


The Nasa Glenn Research Center: An Economic Impact Study Fiscal Year 2011, Iryna Lendel, Sunjoo Park Jun 2012

The Nasa Glenn Research Center: An Economic Impact Study Fiscal Year 2011, Iryna Lendel, Sunjoo Park

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


The Ohio Bioscience Sector, 2000-2010, Matthew Hrubey, Candice Clouse, Ziona Austrian Jun 2012

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

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


2011 Economic Impact Of Jumpstart Inc. Portfolio And Client Companies, Ziona Austrian, Candice Clouse Jun 2012

2011 Economic Impact Of Jumpstart Inc. Portfolio And Client Companies, Ziona Austrian, Candice Clouse

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


Analysis And Economic Impact Of The Film Industry In Northeast Ohio & Ohio, Candice Clouse Mar 2012

Analysis And Economic Impact Of The Film Industry In Northeast Ohio & Ohio, Candice Clouse

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


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 Oct 2011

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

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


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 Oct 2011

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

Urban Publications

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.


Economic Impact Of Jumpstart Inc. Portfolio And Client Companies, 2010, Ziona Austrian, Candice Clouse Sep 2011

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

Urban Publications

2010 economic impact of JumpStart Inc. Portfolio and Client Companies


The Nasa Glenn Research Center: An Economic Impact Study Fiscal Year 2010, Iryna Lendel, Sunjoo Park Apr 2011

The Nasa Glenn Research Center: An Economic Impact Study Fiscal Year 2010, Iryna Lendel, Sunjoo Park

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


The Ohio Bioscience Industry, 2000-2009, Ziona Austrian, Candice Clouse, Matthew Hrubey Feb 2011

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

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


The Nasa Glenn Research Center: An Economic Impact Study Fiscal Year 2009, Iryna Lendel, Sunjoo Park Sep 2010

The Nasa Glenn Research Center: An Economic Impact Study Fiscal Year 2009, Iryna Lendel, Sunjoo Park

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District: Economic Impact Of Operating And Capital Expenditures, 2012– 2016, Ziona Austrian, Candice Clouse, Iryna Lendel Sep 2010

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

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


Economic Impact Of Jumpstart Inc. On Northeast Ohio, 2009, Ziona Austrian Apr 2010

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

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


Jumpstart Inc. Economic Impact And Contributions To Northeast Ohio, 2009, Ziona Austrian, Afia Yamoah Apr 2010

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

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


The Ohio Bioscience Industry, Ziona Austrian, Candice Clouse Feb 2010

The Ohio Bioscience Industry, Ziona Austrian, Candice Clouse

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


The Civic Innovation Lab: Economic Impact, Ziona Austrian Ph.D. Aug 2009

The Civic Innovation Lab: Economic Impact, Ziona Austrian Ph.D.

Urban Publications

The services provided to entrepreneurs through funding and mentoring between 2004 and 2008 by the Civic Innovation Lab resulted in the following economic impacts for 2008: output impact of $9.4 million; employment impact of 128 jobs; income (household earnings) impact of $4.1 million; and a tax impact of 1.2 million ($454,000 in state and local and $734,000 in federal).


The Nasa Glenn Research Center: An Economic Impact Study Fiscal Year 2008, Iryna Lendel Aug 2009

The Nasa Glenn Research Center: An Economic Impact Study Fiscal Year 2008, Iryna Lendel

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.