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Transforming Our Regional Economy, Ziona Austrian, Ed Morrison, Laszio Kozmon Dec 2005

Transforming Our Regional Economy, Ziona Austrian, Ed Morrison, Laszio Kozmon

Urban Publications

This strategic action plan focuses on the future of Cuyahoga County and sets forth a roadmap to build a more prosperous economy. It is not the only road map available to us, and we can certainly improve upon it. But, it is a roadmap that is practical, one that we can begin using today. We have set out initiatives that can and should be implemented.


The Nasa Glenn Research Center: An Economic Impact Study Fiscal Year 2004, Robert Sadowski Dec 2005

The Nasa Glenn Research Center: An Economic Impact Study Fiscal Year 2004, Robert Sadowski

Urban Publications

The John H. Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field (Glenn) is one of 10 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Centers. Glenn is situated on 350 acres adjacent to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. Its physical plant includes over 150 buildings that contain a unique collection of world-class test facilities. Glenn also includes the 6,400-acre Plum Brook Station near Sandusky, Ohio, 50 miles west of Cleveland. It specializes in large-scale tests that would be hazardous within the confines of the main campus.


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.


Beachwood's Economy: Analytical Report, Iryna Lendel, Ziona Austrian Aug 2005

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

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.


Northeast Ohio Manufacturing Analysis: A Working Paper In Support Of Global Northeast Ohio Manufacturing Roadmap Initiative, Ziona Austrian, Iryna Lendel Aug 2005

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

Urban Publications

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.


Lake Hospital System: An Economic Impact Study, Robert Sadowski, Ziona Austrian Jun 2005

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

Urban Publications

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.


Industry-Based Competitive Strategies For Ohio: Managing Three Portfolios, Edward W. Hill, Larry C. Ledebur, Matthew Sattler, Jacob Duritsky May 2005

Industry-Based Competitive Strategies For Ohio: Managing Three Portfolios, Edward W. Hill, Larry C. Ledebur, Matthew Sattler, Jacob Duritsky

Urban Publications

Deloitte Consulting, LLP, Cleveland State University, OSA Strategy. Political and business leaders have recognized a need to chart a new economic course for Ohio’s future. This study represents a step toward determining effective uses for limited development dollars in the state and filling in Ohio’s economic development strategy. This statewide industry study has been designed to provide economic development officials with insight, analysis, and strategic tools to help businesses compete more efficiently in an increasingly global marketplace.


A Strategy For Growing The Ohio Aerospace & Defense Industry, Jack Kleinhenz, Ziona Austrian, Robert Sadowski, Ed Morrison May 2005

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

Urban Publications

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.


Regional Economic Indicators: Affordability And Quality Of Life, Iryna Lendel May 2005

Regional Economic Indicators: Affordability And Quality Of Life, Iryna Lendel

Urban Publications

This study aims to contrast affordability and quality of life as factors of attraction and retention of workforce and businesses in Northeast Ohio’s metro areas with comparable regions across the country. The study is limited to reliable and available data for 36 metropolitan areas from 27 states. As presented, this study serves two purposes: it allows us to compare Cleveland to other metro areas in selected indicators,1 and it creates a valuable database of variables and indicators on affordability and quality of life in 36 metro areas.


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.


Traditional Regional Economic Indicators, Robert Sadowski Feb 2005

Traditional Regional Economic Indicators, Robert Sadowski

Urban Publications

This report is the second in a series from the Center for Economic Development (Center) at Cleveland State University’s Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs as part of its regional economic indicators project.1 The project’s objective is to provide a comprehensive benchmarking of Greater Cleveland’s economy against other metropolitan areas across the nation. To achieve this objective, the Center is planning to analyze a broad set of economic indicators in several themes to construct a broad-based economic profile of the region. This will allow for an objective determination of areas in which Cleveland and northeast ...


Economic And Fiscal Aspects Of Coastal And Watershed Stewardship Practices, Wendy A. Kellogg, Erica Matheny Jan 2005

Economic And Fiscal Aspects Of Coastal And Watershed Stewardship Practices, Wendy A. Kellogg, Erica Matheny

Urban Publications

No abstract provided.