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Iryna Lendel spoke about Shale development on Ideastream WCPN 90.3 on 2/4/13. Listen now »

Dr. Ronnie Dunn is quoted in the article entitled “What evidence supports professor’s conclusion in the Trayvon Martin case?”.  To read The Cleveland Plain Dealer  article in its entirety, go to: cleveland.com/letter.

Bill Bowen is featured as a guest blogger in the April 17th Crain’s Cleveland business.com article entitled “Along for the Ride”.  crainscleveland.com/articleBLOGS.

Iryna Lendel spoke about Remix Cleveland, a report that outlines the components of the music industry, studies its dynamics, and assesses how music events and venues are impacting Cuyahoga County’s economy. Listen to the WCPN interview at: http://www.ideastream.org/soi/entry/43096.

Mark Salling discussed the population decline in Cleveland with 90.3 WCPN's ideastream. To hear the show go to: http://www.wcpn.org/WCPN/news/31177.

The merger of Continental and United is likely to have an impact on jobs in Cleveland. Dean Ned Hill recently spoke on this topic with 90.3 WCPN. To read or listen to the conversation go to http://www.wcpn.org/WCPN/news/30600.

Ziona Austrian spoke with The Sound of Ideas about President Obama's cuts to the NASA constellation program and how it will impact Ohio. To listen to the conversation go to: www.wcpn.org.

Mark Salling was invited to participate in a Sound of Ideas program on March 10 to discuss what's at stake in the 2010 Census project.. To listen to the discussion, go to: http://www.wcpn.org/WCPN/soi/29929/.

John Begala speaks on the United States Census 2010 along with a number of other community leaders. To listen to the conversation go to: http://www.wcpn.org/WCPN/news/29486

Kevin O'Brien and Daila Shimek, AICP discuss how "Millions of Dollars could be saved by Consolidating Dispatch" with 90.3 WCPN's Rick Jackson. To listen go to http://www.wcpn.org/WCPN/news/29244/.

Ronnie Dunn, Ph.D. spoke on the topic "How Safe Are Our Streets? at The Sound of Ideas on Friday, January 8. To hear the conversation go to: http://www.wcpn.org/WCPN/soi/29181/.

Mark Salling spoke to Ideastream about how population stagnation could lose Ohio two House Seats. To read more or listen go to: http://www.wcpn.org/WCPN/news/29103/.

Rick Jackson of WCPN Ideastream talked recently with Dean Ned Hill about the Port Authority removing their CEO. To listen to the conversation go to: www.wcpn.org.

Dean Ned Hill spoke to 90.3 WCPN Ideastream’s Bill Rice about home prices in Cleveland looking better. To listen to or read the conversation go to wcpn.org.

Brian Mikelbank spoke to 90.3 WCPN ideastream®'s Mhari Saito. To read the article "CSU Study: Cleveland House Prices Dropping, Suburbs Holding" go to wcpn.org.

Kathy Hexter participated in the WCPN program, "Getting Help with a Mortgage in Trouble" on July 17, 2009.

Dr. Mark Salling discusses Cleveland's population, and the apparent trend that the rate of decline appears to be slowing. Listen to the WCPN interview at http://www.wcpn.org/WCPN/news/26868/. July 2, 2009.

WCPN reported on the Levin College Forum program "Government Reform for Cuyahoga County", held on June 25. Listen to WCPN's summary of the program here. For more information, see the Levin College Forum webiste.

Interim Dean Ned Hill participated in the 8-part WKSU News Series "Good Jobs in a Bad Economy." He was interviewed by Vivian Goodman for her story, "Higher Pay: Higher Hopes" which is posted on the web at http://www.wksu.org/news/features/jobs/

Dr. Mark Rosentraub was a guest panelist on Oregon Public Broadcasting for the story, "Soccer City, USA?"

Dr. Mark Rosentraub was interviewed and on NPR's "All Things Considered," Tuesday January 27, "Stimulus Package Includes Millions for the Arts."

Dr. Mark Rosentraub was a guest on The Sound of Ideas on Monday, February 2, 2009. The topic was "An End to City Residency Requirements?"

Ned Hill, Interim Dean and Vice President for Economic Development: "On the crisis facing the automobile industry on the WUML"--University of Massachusetts Lowell's NPR station--November 26, 2008. See http://www.uml.edu/wuml/podcast/?p=6579

Interim Dean and Vice President for Economic Development Ned Hill was interviewed by Mhari Saito for NPR’s story, “GM Collapse Would Devastate Ohio Village.” (November 25, 2008). Read or listen to the story here: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=97481357

Interim Dean and Vice President for Economic Development, Ned Hill, was on WKSU 89.7 speaking on "Design District in downtown Cleveland seeks to redesign the city's image: Synergy between the region's 40 consumer product companies and 100 design firms could result from a more visible design culture." (September 22, 2008). The series of stories is called NEO Development: Rebuilding Northeast Ohio. http://www.wksu.org/news/features/neo-development/design-district/

Interim Dean and Vice President for Economic Development Ned Hill spoke to WCPN for the story, “Case Western Reserve Scales Back West Quad Project.”  Listen to the August, 2008 story.

John Panza, host of Heights Arts Radio on the John Carroll University radio station WJCU 88.7 FM, interviewed Dr. Helen Liggett, Gwen Johnson  (’08 BA, MPA student), and Marilyn Polivka (Office of Urban Studies) on July 25, 2008 for a story about the "Urban Disturbin" photo exhibit currently in the Thomas F. Campbell, Ph.D. Exhibition Gallery. The exhibited photos were taken by students in last spring semester's "The Image and Urban Life" class. This assignment was to "look at this city to show aspects that people may have overlooked or to challenge some cliches about what urban life is like."   Both students in the class, Gwen and Marilyn, are also exhibitors. Listen here (Episode 11)

Dr. Ronnie Dunn was interviewed by David Barnett from WCPN for a radio show that aired July 23, 2008 examining police and community relations in Cleveland 40 years after the Glenville Riot. Listen here.

Kevin O'Brien was a guest on WCPN's IdeaStream on July 15, 2008 speaking on the outcomes of the Cost of Government study funded by the Fund for Our Economic Future. He spoke on anticipated changes that could occur as local governments attempt to balance public needs with dwindling resources. Joining O'Brien as guests were Robert Jaquay ('78 MPA), Vice President, Fund for Our Economic Future; David Kaminiski, Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, 21st Century Government Initiative; and Tony Paglia, Vice President for Governmental Affairs, Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber of Commerce. Listen here.

Interim Dean and Vice President for Economic Development Ned Hill was on the radio show, "Smart City Radio" hosted by Carol Coletta.  Ned speaks about Cleveland's District of Design. July 3, 2008. Listen here. 

Dr. Ronnie A. Dunn was a guest on the BBC's radio show "World, Have Your Say.“ The discussion topic was Barack Obama's candidacy for U.S. president and the need to have a national discussion on race in America. (July 2008).

Kevin O'Brien, Director of the Center for Public Management, was featured on WCPN's The Sound of Ideas on February 12, 2008 to discuss aspects of the privatization of public works.  Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic has proposed a plan to raise college money by selling the city's sewer system to a private company. The discussion centered on communities that have and are considering selling public assets or privatizing public services, and the pros and cons of such. Other guests on the show were Judy Hummel, executive director, Summit Education Initiative; and Ken Kirk, executive director, National Association of Clean Water Agencies.  To listen to the broadcast.

WCPN’s radio show The Sound of Ideas discussed the topic “City Government: who’s running it, how it works, and why you should care” (January 28, 2008) with participants Vera Vogelsang-Coombs, Sylvester Murray, Larry Keller, and Gary Norton (’98 MPA).  Norton is Council President, City of East Cleveland, and participated in both the Local Official Leadership Academy as well as the Newly Elected Officials Certificate Program.  The interview can be heard here: http://www.wcpn.org/index.php/WCPN/soi/9486/

Dr. Ziona Austrian was a guest on WCPN on January 24, 2008. Her comments were included in the discussion “Team NEO Releases Quarterly Report.”  Check it out here.

Dr. Ronnie Dunn was a guest on WCPN’s The Sound of Ideas on January 15, 2008. The topic of the discussion was Fighting Crime in Cleveland.  You can listen to the program here: http://www.wcpn.org/index.php/WCPN/soi/2008/01/15/

Dr. Mark Salling was interviewed by both Karen Kasler of Ohio Public Radio and by Rick Jackson of WCPN.  The interviews were in response to a report Mark prepared on the fact that Ohio is likely to soon lose population for the first time.

Ned Hill, Interim Dean and Vice President for Economic Development, is interviewed On Growth of Cities from Smart City, August 6, 2005. http://www.smartcityradio.com/smartcityradio/past_shows.cfm?showsmartcityID=234&PageNum_getsmartshows=11

Newspaper and Blog References

Andrew Thomas discusses about standby costs for distributed generation in his blog that is in Crain's Cleveland Business. To read more about the article: Click here

Iryna Lendel talks about International Energy Policies in her latest blog entry.
To read more go to Crain's Cleveland Business.

Andrew Thomas latest blog entry titled "The road out of the Rust Belt" is out.
To find out more go to Crain's Cleveland Business.

The shale gas study conducted by Iryna Lendel and Andrew Thomas continues to make headlines. It has been referenced in a number of publications. Please click on the links below to read the articles:

  1. Andrew Thomas discusses shale gas in his blog that is in Crain's Cleveland Business. http://www.crainscleveland.com/article/20120410/BLOGS05/120409910
  2. In The Review Online mentions Andrew Thomas and Iryna Lendel and their work with the Shale gas study.
    Go to: review to read the entire article.
  3. dispatch.comoil-industry
  4. dailyfinance.comhow-to-play-ohios-energy-boom/

A research team lead by Iryna Lendel created Remix Cleveland, a report that outlines the components of the music industry, studies its dynamics, and assesses how music events and venues are impacting Cuyahoga County’s economy. To learn more, read the Plain Dealer atricles: "Harmonizing music and revenue in Cleveland: editorial" and "Music rocks the Cleveland economy, according to a new study from Cleveland's Community Partnership for Arts and Culture".

In the Dayton Daily News Dean Ned Hill is quoted in the article "DHL's gift stirs dreams of a diversified jobs mix". To read the article go to http://www.daytondailynews.com/business/dhls-gift-stirs-dreams-of-a-diversified-jobs-mix-508410.html?showComments=true .

Roby Simons spoke on the commercial real estate outlook for 2010 at lunch sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Mortgage Bankers Association Trade group at the Union Club. To find out more go to Crain's Cleveland Business.

The Jewish Community Federation's Downtown Vision Committee is developing a business plan with CSU to open an international welcome center in downtown Cleveland. Dean Ned Hill said "The downtown committee is writing a business plan for the immigrant center and hopes to present the concept to the Federation's board of trustees later this spring". The article can be found in the Cleveland Jewish News. To read more go to: http://www.clevelandjewishnews.com/articles/2010/01/19/news/local/doc4b55ec1fa5490904359132.txt.

Cleveland State University and Ohio State University assisted in the public contest to test the ways maps can be more accurate when it comes to our communities. To read the article in its entirety go to: "Redistricting: map competition would make districts better reflect communities" at http://www.dispatch.com/live/content/editorials/stories/2010/01/11/brunner.ART_ART_01-11-10_A13_TGG8B06.html?sid=101.

On Cleveland.com Joel Elvery is quoted in an article titled "Cleveland Orchestra musicians, management move further from deal." To read the entire article go to: http://www.cleveland.com/musicdance/index.ssf/2010/01/cleveland_orchestra_musicians.html.

Dean Ned Hill spoke on Ohio's unemployment rate in the article "State jobless rate jumps to 10.5 percent in the Dayton Daily News. To read the article go to: http://www.daytondailynews.com/business/state-jobless-rate-jumps-to-10-5-percent-412157.html

The publication hi Velocity contains and article in which Dean Ned Hill does a Q & A on "Where are all the "green" jobs?" Go to http://www.hivelocitymedia.com/features/QAGreenJobs12_03_09.aspx to read more.

Norman Krumholtz spoke to Cleveland.com in the article "Change is in the air for the Cleveland- Cuyahoga County Port Authority." To read the article in its entirety go to: http://blog.cleveland.com/metro/2009/11/post_135.html.

U.S. Senate candidate Jennifer Brunner promises to make cities a priority and credits her inspiration to a report that Dean Ned Hill was a part of. To read the article in its entirety, go to cleveland.com.

Sadly, the Ohio Urban University Program,based at Levin College was eliminated through state budget cuts. Read the Plain Dealer article from July 17, and the Plain Dealer editorial from July 18.

The Levin College Forum program about Government Reform for Cuyahoga County held on June 21 was mentioned in a story that appeared July 1 in Scene. See the Forum website for more information about the program.

The Levin College Forum Program's upcoming photo contest was mentioned in the GreenCityBlueLake blog, the Cleveland Urban Design Center at Kent State University blog, and the Treachery of Images Design Studio blog. The theme for the photo contest is "Feeding Cleveland." For more information, see the Forum website, http://urban.csuohio.edu/forum.

Dr. Mark Rosentraub was quoted in the AltoonaMirror.com posting "Block (grant) party: Should state funds be used for new field at Blair County Ballpark?"

Dr. Mark Rosentraub was quoted on the Colt's Fans Blog "Economy poses major threat to sellout crowd."

Urban alumnus, Marc Lefkowitz, posted remarks about the "Beyond Foreclosure: Small Scale Strategies that Work" forum event. Read Marc's comments at http://www.gcbl.org/node?page=8. (September 29, 2008)

Dr. Helen Liggett's exhibition was noted on the blog Self-Guided Tour with Daylight Crayons.

Dr. Mark Rosentraub was quoted in a web posting for The Score,Major League Winners.”

Dr. Robert (Roby) Simons was quoted in a web posting for The Cyburbia Forums, Lifestyle center vs deteriorating 1940s plaza: alternative press ...,” however, registration is required to view the posting.

Dr. Mark S. Rosentraub was quoted in the posting “The Football Is Fine, but the Saints’ Finances Aren't So Bright” at http://starsofnfl.blogspot.com/2008/01/football-is-fine-but-saints-finances.html.

Preliminary research on the state of the High-Tech Sector in Northeast Ohio by Ziona Austrian and Jill Taylor of the Center for Economic Development is noted on the Advance Northeast Ohio web in the posting “Opportunity for 11,000 Jobs,” see the posting.

Expert Quotes

Dean Ned Hill was quoted in the article “Tax Debate Heats up Campaign” from the Springfield News Sun. http://www.springfieldnewssun.com.

In The Cleveland Plain Dealer article “Cleveland Museum of Art has big Economic Impact”  Dean Ned Hill is quoted. www.cleveland.com/arts/index.

Ben Clark was recently quoted on the proposed Shaker Heights tax increase.  Click on the following link to see Ben’s quote:cleveland.com/shaker-heights.

In The Cleveland Plain Dealer Candi Clouse is quoted in the article “Ohio Movie Mania: new proposal and economic study say bring on the films. cleveland.com/moviemoviemania.

Dr.Ronnie Dunn’s research on racial profiling and the use of traffic cameras in the city of Cleveland to reduce bias in traffic ticketing was highlighted on page 18 of the university’s new publication “Engaged Scholarship”.

Dean Ned Hill was recently quoted in The Cleveland Stater. The article highlights the In Tribute to the Public Service Award event that honored Mayor Frank Jackson. A picture of the award Mayor Jackson received is included in the article.

WKYC.com spoke with Dean Ned Hill about the Cleveland School System's reform plan. The article titled "Cleveland: CMSD future tied to future of city" can be found at: http://www.wkyc.com/news/local/story.aspx?storyid=138266&catid=3.

Kevin O'Brien was recently quoted in a couple of articles from Toledo Blade. The first article is titled "Cautions sounded on Lucas County reforms" and the other is "Wozniak proposes third county reform plan".

Kevin O'Brien was quoted in the May 19, 2010 issue of Springfield News-Sun in the article, "‘Layer’ of leadership missing, Kuss says." Read the article.

The Columbus Dispatch article titled "Defining 'green' jobs is hard, but important " contains a quote from Dean Ned Hill. To read the entire article go to: http://www.dispatch.com.

Dean Ned Hill discusses the project he has been working so hard on in The Plain Dealer article "Cleveland Furniture and Millwork Fair coming to downtown in July". To find out more go to: http://www.cleveland.com.

Mark Salling is quoted in the Dayton Daily News in the article "Ohio candidates search primary for clues to fall".

Ziona Austrian was quoted in the article "JumpStart Inc. has $90 million impact on Northeast Ohio economy, Cleveland State Study shows". To read the article go to: http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2010/04/jumpstart_had_90_million_impac.html. The study Ziona prepared for JumpStart Inc. can be found by going to: http://urban.csuohio.edu/economicdevelopment/reports/jumpstart_econ_impact_2009.pdf. Mark Salling is quoted in the Dayton Daily News in the article "Ohio candidates search primary for clues to fall". Go to : http://www.daytondailynews to read the entire article.

Dean Ned Hill is quoted on the fuel cell industry in Ohio. The article is titled "Fuel cell industry has a firm foothold in Ohio".

The Plain Dealer article titled "New study reveals that 'family flight' is reshaping Cleveland and Northeast Ohio" contains a quote from Dean Ned Hill. To read the entire article go to: http://blog.cleveland.com/metro/2010/05/new_study_reveals_that_family.html.

Dean Ned Hill is quoted in the article "Continental's merger talks with United Airlines cause concern about effect on Cleveland Hopkins Airport". See http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2010/04/continental_resuming_merger_ta.html.

Dean Ned Hill is quoted in a recent Cleveland.com article titled "Resistance looms, but a group pushes Cleveland to welcome the world". To read the article in its entirety go to: http://blog.cleveland.com/metro/2010/04/resistance_looms_but_a_group_p.html.

Dean Ned Hill discusses the common occurrence of "brain waste" and how immigrants who are professionals with vast employment experience in their home country, come here and have to start over. The article is titled "Immigrant professionals wait for their chance to contribute". See: http://blog.cleveland.com/metro/2010/04/untapped_talent_immigrant_prof.html.

John Begala spoke on health care reform in the Cleveland.com article "Health care bill should save Cleveland hospitals money on treating poor, but exact amount unclear". Go to http://www.cleveland.com/medical/index.ssf/2010/04/health_care_bill_should_save_c.html to read the entire article.

John Begala was recently quoted in the Plain Dealer article "Look east Ohio; you're headed for the same cliff New Jersey is going over". Read the article at http://www.cleveland.com/opinion/index.ssf/2010/03/look_east_ohio_youre_headed_fo.html.

The Trib Today, an online newspaper, contains a quote from Kirby Date in the community news section. To read the entire article go to: http://www.tribtoday.com/page/content.

In the article "Lack of jobs elsewhere slows migration from Greater Cleveland area, Census figures show" from Cleveland.com Mark Salling talks about why people aren't leaving Northeast Ohio. See http://blog.cleveland.com to find out more.

Ziona Austria talks about a Team NEO study in the Cleveland.com article "Team NEO study projects economic boosts from Ingenuityfest, Gordon Square Arts District" go to http://www.cleveland.com/arts/index.ssf/2010/03/team_neo_study_projects_econom.html. Ziona is also quoted in another article titled "Despite Economy, Ohio's Bioscience Industry Shows Economic, Employment Growth".

A Cleveland.com article gives details on how five communities are going to continue with the regional dispatch system study. Daila Shimek is quoted in the article. See http://blog.cleveland.com/parmasunpost/2010/03/five_out_of_14_communities_wil.html.

Dean Ned Hill discusses the possibility of an international welcome center for the Jewish Community Federation in Cleveland that would be modeled after the very successful center in Philadelphia. To read more go to: http://www.clevelandjewishnews.com/.

John Begala was quoted in an article in The Plain Dealer "Health care bill should save Cleveland hospitals money on treating poor, but exact amount unclear." See Cleveland.com to read the article.

The Center for Economic Development reports on the decline of new business startups in Ohio in the article "Ohio among dozen biggest loser in jobs states, report on DOL figures show". See http://www.examiner.com/x-23537-Columbus-Government-Examiner~y2010m3d12-Ohio-among-dozen-biggest-loser-in-jobs-states-report-on-DOL-figures-show.

According to a study by Cleveland State's Center for Economic Development, business startups in Ohio have declined in the past decade. The Dayton Daily News has more on the topic, go to: http://www.daytondailynews.com/business/number-of-ohio-business-startups-declined-over-decade-study-says-590662.html to read the article.

Kevin O'Brien, executive director of the Great Lakes Environmental Finance Center here at the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs was recently quoted in the article/video "Annexation could take time: Possible land transfer stems from unhappy residents in CRA zone". To read the article and see the video go to: http://www.morningjournal.com/articles/2010/03/14/news/mj2447952.txt.

In the article "Mixed messages: As order levels gyrate, manufacturers grapple with changing logistics to meet customers needs" from Crain's Detroit Business Dean Ned Hill is quoted. To read the article in its entirety, go to: http://www.crainsdetroit.com/article/20100301/EMAIL01/100309987.

Read Dean Ned Hill's response to Forbes.com third annual list of ''America's Most Miserable Cities" in the article "Misery, thy name is Northern Ohio". http://www.ohio.com/news/84761412.html.

More brain-storming is going on about the Aerotropolis plan. Claudette Robey is quoted in the article "Businesses near Cleveland Hopkins Airport invited to aerotropolis brain-storming". To read more go to: http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2010/02/businesses_near_cleveland_hopkins_airport_invited_to_aerotropolis_brain-storming_session.html.

In the article "Planned closure of Hugo Boss plant in Brooklyn raises questions of fairness" from Cleveland.com Dean Ned Hill is quoted. To read the article in its entirety, go to: http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2010/02/planned_closure_of_hugo_boss_plant_in_brooklyn_raises_questions_of_fairness.html.

Joel Elvery is quoted in the Cleveland.com article titled "Suburbs losing jobs faster than city of Cleveland, new data show" the article can be found http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2010/02/percentage_of_jobs_lost_in_the.html.

Dean Ned Hill comments on County Commissioner Tim Hagan in the article "Longtime Cuyahoga County Commissioner Tim Hagan heads toward second retirement" which can be found: http://blog.cleveland.com/metro/2010/02/tim_hagan_heads_toward_retirem.html.

Dean Ned Hill was quoted in the online publication Vindy.com. The article is titled "Bringing back jobs will take time economist says" and can be found: http://www.vindy.com/news/2010/jan/27/bringing-back-jobs-will-take-time-econom/.

Burgers and beer are really not recession proof after all! Dean Ned Hill discusses this in the article "The Burger and Beverage recession". Go to: http://money.cnn.com/2010/02/09/markets/thebuzz/ to read more.

Dean Ned Hill is quoted in the article "Why the Cleveland Foundation cut its contribution to The Fund for Our Economic Future". To read the entire article go to: http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2010/01/why_the_cleveland_foundation_c_1.html.

Dean Ned Hill is quoted in the publication Next Generation. To read the article go to www.generationfoundation.org. The article is on page 5.

In the November 8th Plain Dealer article titled "Mayor Jackson was re-elected, but will he lose power to the county executive?" Dean Ned Hill was quoted. To read the article go to: blog.cleveland.com/metro.

In the October 8 Plain Dealer article titled "Local nonprofits facing deficits, dire forcast " John Begala was quoted. To read the article go to: blog.cleveland.com.

Dean Ned Hill is quoted in the article "Cleveland-area manufacturing group MAGNET names new CEO " from The Plain Dealer . If you would like to read the entire article go to: www.cleveland.com.

The article from The Columbus Dispatch titled "Stimulus legacy less tangible than WPA" contained a quote from Dean Ned Hill. To read the article in its entirety go to: dispatch.com.

In the September 22 Plain Dealer and article entitled "Northeast Ohio unemployment drop not as big as figures suggest" Joel Avery is quoted. To read the entire article go to: www.cleveland.com/business.

Dean Ned Hill was quoted in the article "Cleveland Mayor Jackson doesn't expect city tax hike in 2010" in Crain's Cleveland Business . If you would like to read the entire article go to: www.crainscleveland.com

Dean Ned Hill is quoted in Industry Week in the article "In Search of America's Best Manufacturing Locations".

Dean Ned Hill is quoted in the article "Stimulus pool wide, shallow" in The Columbus Dispatch.

Ziona Austrian was quoted in the article "Civic Innovation Lab's investment in ideas has paid off for Cuyahoga County, study says", in Cleveland Ohio Business News.

Dean Ned Hill was quoted in the article "Auto testimony: Area must move on with GM leaving" in the Mansfield News Journal.com.

Ned Hill was also quoted in the article "Agency makes push for green energy in north central Ohio" in the Mansfield News Journal.

Dean Ned Hill was quoted in a WCPN article titled "A Look at Mayor Jackson's First Term".

An article on Cleveland.com titled "Will Cuyahoga county corruption probe threaten renewal of Health and Human Services levy next year?" has a quote from Dean Ned Hill.

Dean Ned Hill was quoted in the The Chronicle-Telegram Chronicleonline in the article "BASF receives $24.6 million for plant expansion". To read the the details go to chronicle.northcoastnow.com.

Joel Elvery was quoted on Cleveland.com in the article "Nation's good news about unemployment rate may not be reflected in Ohio".

Kevin O'Brien was quoted in a Cleveland.com article titled "Will changing county government cut costs? Data hard to come by".

Dean Ned Hill was quoted again in The Christian Science Monitor in the article "Rebuilding the Ecconomy- Can wind power save the Midwest?".

Dean Ned Hill was quoted in the August 10 issue of The Plain Dealer, in the article, "Will Cuyahoga County corruption probe threaten renewal of Health and Human Services levy next year?

Dean Ned Hill was quoted in the July 13 issue of Tribune Chroniclein the story "Rust Belt to Green Belt".

Dean Ned Hill was quoted in the Beacon Journal about Ohio's big cities improving their residential products. The story, "Urban Flight Slows in Ohio" appeared July 1. Read it on http://www.Ohio.com/news/49577757.html.

Dr. Ned Hill was quoted in the Dayton Daily News article, "'It's Nuti's board,' prof says of NCR" and also in the article, "No one on current NCR board has ties to Dayton: One expert says Sarbanes-Oxley bill discouraged community-oriented directors."

Dr. Mark S. Rosentraub was quoted in the New York Times article "Cavaliers Sell a Stake to Chinese Investors."

Dr. Joel Elvery was quoted in the Plain Dealer article, "Unemployment in Northeast Ohio's counties is dramatcially higher than last year."

Dr. Ned Hill was quoted in the Akron Beacon Journal's article, "Analyzing the Plusquellic factor: Study shows the value of leadership in a tough economy."

Dr. Ned Hill was quoted in the Plain Dealer story, "Cuyahoga County land bank could launch Cleveland renewal."

The Center for Public Management completed a study that was referenced in the Plain Dealer article, "Ohio Senate Republicans offer backup plan for Cuyahoga County reform." Kevin O'Brien spoke on WCPN in response to this article as well as on government reform and county consolidations, "Despite Opposition, County Government Reform Plan Makes Progress."

Dr. Ziona Austrian was quoted in the Plain Dealer article "Jobs in high-tech industries have been rising in Northeast Ohio, NorTech report shows". See the Center for Economic Development NorTech report here.

Lynnette Walker is quoted in The Cleveland Stater article "Police on look out for criminal trespassing." Lynnette coordinated a brownbag event that brought CSU Safety Officer Bev Pettrey to the building to discuss CSU safety issues and tips.

Dr. Ziona Austrian and the Center for Economic Development were noted in The Plain Dealer’s article, “JumpStart Inc. invested 29 percent more in early-stage companies last year.” Dr. Austrian and the Center for Economic Development were also noted at iStockAnalyst in the posting “JumpStart has $75 Million Impact on Northeast Ohio.”

Interim Dean Ned Hill was quoted on Cleveland.com in the article “Ohio credits Third Frontier Project with creating, saving jobs.”

Dr. Mark Rosentraub is quoted in Richmond BizSense.com's article "Richmond Fed on southeast stadium growth."

Dr. Ziona Austrian is quoted in The Plain Dealer article "Phone-based service firms drawn to Northeast Ohio."

Kathy Hexter and Kurt Karakul wrote an opinion editorial in the Plain Dealer, "NE Ohio can lead the way in helping cities turn the corner on foreclosure crisis." Karakul is president and executive director of Third Federal Foundation. Hexter is director of the Levin College Forum program.

Dr. Mark S. Rosentraub was quoted in the Voice of San Diego.org article “It Won’t Cost the Taxpayers a Thing” (April 2, 2009).

Kirby Date, Planning Research and Practice, Levin College, is quoted in the article "Planners Welcome Billions in Stimulus Aid" in Planning (Volume 75, Number 4, April 2009).

Winifred (Win) Weizer is quoted in the Sun Press article, “UH Draft charter was ‘plagiarism,’ two say; Boyle denies it.

Levin College’s Center for Housing Research and Policy and David Sharkey (’93 MS in Urban Studies) are noted in the Plain Dealer article, “Cleveland-area homes are selling for $1 but are far from move-in condition.”

The Center for Economic Development is noted in the Cleveland Jewish News article “The miracle of Playhouse Square: Reinventing downtown Cleveland defied the odds.”

Tom Bier wrote an article for the Plain Dealer, "Saving Cleveland's Core: City Hall and suburbanites must recommit to downtown."

 Dr. Mark Rosentraub was quoted for a story on WTHR.com Eyewitness City Beat in the article "CIB looking at ways to reduce deficit."

Interim Dean Ned Hill is quoted in The Columbus Disptach for the story, "Plenty of Meetings Behind 'Surprise' Decision: Dowtown Development Board Planning City Center Demolition Only Quasi-Public."

Dr. Mark Rosentraub was part of a panel discussion on WCPN called "Will the 'Buy American' Provision Mean More Ohio Jobs?"

One of the University's news sources, The Cauldron is now available online and the Levin College of Urban Affairs was noted in the story, "Strickland Signs Land Bank Bill at Urban Affairs College."

Dr. Bill Bowen was quoted in the Plain Dealer story, “Expectations too high for medical mart complex, some experts say.” 

Dr. Roby Simons is quoted in the Plain Dealer story, “CSU seminar to explore religious finance rules.”

Dr. Mark Salling has agreed to serve as the project manager for the Ohio Redistricting Competition as noted on the Government Techonology website, "Ohio Hold Public Redistricting Competition."

Interim Dean Ned Hill was quoted in the Plain Dealer's article, "CSU amends plan to salvage grant for Writght Center for Sensor Systems Engineering."

Kevin O'Brien was quoted in the Crain's Cleveland Business article, "Cleveland to balance budget despite expected revenue drop."

Interim Dean Ned Hill is quoted in the Crain's Cleveland Business article "Asset privatization talk heats up." The article is available to online subscribers here. (January 26, 2009)

Kathy Hexter was quoted in the Tribune Chronicle for the story "Study: Some school collaboration OK." The story contins information from the survey "2008 Northeast Ohio Barometer of Economic Attitudes" that was conducted by the Levin College at CSU and Wright State University for The Fund for Our Economic Future. (January 23, 2009)

Mark Rosentraub was quoted in The New York Times in the article "A Coveted Team, a Tangled Web, a Tough Sell." (January 20, 2009)

The Levin College of Urban Affairs is noted in the Plain Dealer's article, " Fund for Our Economic Future offers three $300,000 grants to governments that decide to share services." Read the article here http://www.cleveland.com/plaindealer/stories/index.ssf?/base/cuyahoga/1232098212227490.xml&coll=2 . (January 16, 2009).

Kevin O'Brien was interviewed by Jay Miller for an article in the Crain's Cleveland Business article "Many municipalities facing tough road ahead." Read the article here http://www.crainscleveland.com/article/20090105/FREE/301059949. (January 5, 2009).

Dr. Edward Hill was interviewed for BusinessWeek's article "Auto Bailout: UAW Chief Draws a Line." http://www.businessweek.com/bwdaily/dnflash/content/dec2008/db20081222_565622_page_3.htm. (December 23, 2008).

Interim Dean and Vice President for Economic Development Ned Hill was quoted in the Crain's Cleveland Business article "A fractured industry: Cuyahoga County's financial sector outpacing manufacturing in job losses. See http://www.crainscleveland.com/article/20081201/FREE/312019955. (December 1, 2008).

Dr. Mittie Jones was quoted in the December 1, 2008 Plain Dealer article, "Ad Campaign will try to sell Cleveland's kids on education."

Interim Dean Ned Hill was quoted in Crain’s Cleveland Business in the article “A fractured industry.” If you are a subscribed user, view the article here http://www.crainscleveland.com/article/20081201/SUB1/312019983/1006&Profile=1006

Dr. Ziona Austrian was quoted in the November 17, 2008 Plain Dealer article, “Northeast Ohio positions itself to emerge strong from recession.”

Dr. Mark Salling is noted and the Levin College is credited for the map graphic in the Columbus Dispatch article, “Social class still factor in vote.” Read the November 16 article here: http://www.dispatchpolitics.com/live/content/local_news/stories/2008/11/16/copy/census_vote.ART_ART_11-16-08_A1_E5BTCKD.html?adsec=politics&sid=101.

Interim Dean Ned Hill is quoted in the Plain Dealer article “Bailout touted to avoid auto industry’s ripples through Northeast Ohio economy.” Read the November 10, 2008 article here: http://blog.cleveland.com/business/2008/11/bailout_touted_to_avoid_auto_i.html .

Dr. Mark Salling is noted in the blog Only Moment Alone for the posting titled, “Overcoming GOP vote fraud and tampering.” Read the post here: http://onlymomentalone.wordpress.com/2008/10/31/overcoming-gop-vote-fraud-and-tampering/ . (October 2008).

The Center for Public Management and CSU are noted in the Plain Dealer’s article, “Parma gets grant to study regional dispatch service.” Read the article here: http://blog.cleveland.com/metro/2008/10/parma_gets_grant_to_study_regi.html. The grant is also noted in the Parma Sun Post at http://blog.cleveland.com/parmasunpost/2008/10/parma_city_receives_grant_to_s.html in the article, “Parma: City receives grant to study regional dispatch.” (October 29 & 30, 2008).

The Levin College Forum Program and Dr. Brian Mikelbank are highlighted on the Progressive Urban Real Estate blog here: http://pureblogneohio.blogspot.com/2008/10/home-prices-desperately-seeking.html The Beyond Foreclosure: Small Scale Strategies that Work forum is the topic of the post “Home Prices: Desperately Seeking Stability.” (October 1, 2008).

Lt. Governor Lee Fisher unveiled the State of Ohio’s strategic economic development plan at the Levin College of Urban Affairs on Monday, September 29 as noted in the Crain’s Cleveland Business article “Fisher unveils Ohio economic development plan.” Edward W. (Ned) Hill is also quoted. Read it: http://www.crainscleveland.com/article/20080930/FREE/809309963/1022.

Dr. Mark Salling was quoted in the Columbus Dispatch article, “Loss of young adults worries Ohio leaders.” Read the article here: http://www.dispatch.com/live/content/local_news/stories/2008/09/23/MOBILITY.ART_ART_09-23-08_A5_KKBDF73.html?sid=101 . (September 23, 2008).

The Levin College of Urban Affairs is noted for an impact study on tax abatement in the city of Cleveland at http://pureblogneohio.blogspot.com/2008/09/cleveland-heights-offers-100-7-year-tax.html. The website is run by Progressive Urban Real Estate (PURE). (September 17, 2008).

Dr. Mark Salling is quoted in the Columbus Dispatch story, “By 2042, minorities to be majority: Census Bureau estimates may intensify spotlight on immigration, education" on August 14, 2008.

Mark Salling and Ellen Cyran were quoted in the Plain Dealer on August 14, 2008 in the story, “Asian community increases by 4,000 in Cuyahoga County.”

Dr. Mark S. Rosentraub is quoted in the Cleveland Jewish News.com posting, "Keep Jewish presence in downtown Cleveland, community say." Read the August 8, 2008 article.

Dr. Ziona Austrian was interviewed by the New York Times for the article about Jumpstart Inc., “Venture Financing With a Mission Beyond Profit." (July 24, 2008).

Interim Dean and Vice President for Economic Development Ned Hill was highlighted in an article from The Reporter-Herald, “Economic guru preaches vision, productivity.”  The article is out of Longmont, Colorado. (July 21, 2008).

Dr. Mark Salling was quoted in the Columbus Dispatch in the article “Columbus grows while rest of Ohio shrinks:  Latest census data bad for Cleveland, OK for Columbus.” (July 10, 2008).

Dr. Mark Salling and Dr. Ned Hill were quoted in the Plain Dealer’s story “Cleveland leads big cities in population loss, census figures show.” (July 9, 2008)

Interim Dean and Vice President for Economic Development Ned Hill was quoted in the Plain Dealer’s article “Cleveland Museum of Art ready to unveil first step in its renovation.” (June 20, 2008).

Dr. Ziona Austrian was quoted in the Plain Dealer’s article, “Team NEO:  Starting wages in Ohio lower than reported” on June 17, 2008.

Kathy Hexter, Director, Center for Civic Education and student intern Elizabeth Irvin were contributors for the story “Field Hearing in Ohio Focuses on Foreclosure Issues,” in Memo to Members (June 13, 2008) from the National Low Income Housing Coalition. 

Dr. Ziona Austrian was quoted in the Plain Dealer’s article, “Cleveland Hopkins takes hits in Continental cuts" on June 12, 2008.

Dr. Tom Bier was quoted in the Canton Repository article,"Regional economic development plan would benefit Canton." The June 7, 2008 article explains the Regional Economic Review Study.

Interim Dean and Vice President for Economic Development Ned Hill was quoted in the May 24, 2008 Herald-Dispatch article “Amish, Cleveland designers eye partnership” from Huntington, West Virginia.

Dr. Hill was quoted and pictured in the Plain Dealer’s article“Amish furniture builders look to go global with design district” on May 24, 2008.

The Levin College Forum Program “From Rust Belt to Artist Belt” was discussed in a Free Times article “Ask Not What Artists Can Do For You:  Supply and Demand as CPAC Goes from Rust Belt to Artist Belt.” (May 21, 2008).

The progress of the District of Design was applauded in the Plain Dealer’s editorial page on Monday, May 19, 2008.  Dr. Ned Hill, Dan Cuffaro, and Art Falco were noted. 

Dr. Mark Rosentraub is quoted as an expert in sports stadiums in the St. Petersburg Times article, “Does math for Rays’ stadium add up?” (May 17, 2008)

Interim Dean and Vice President for Economic Development Ned Hill and Dan Cuffaro were noted in the Plain Dealer’s May 15 article, “Cleveland’s District of Design moves beyond being a concept.” 

Dr. Mark Rosentraub was quoted in the Cleveland Jewish News’ article “2 centers?  Keep Federation downtown and build out east.” (May 8, 2008)

Dr. Ronnie A. Dunn was profiled in Rolling Out Cleveland’s article “Dr. Ronnie A. Dunn:  A Study in Social Relevance.” 

Interim Dean and Vice President for Economic Development Ned Hill was quoted in the recently released Site Selection magazine.  The article is titled “Under the Radar:  As NetJets and others have discovered, Ohio’s economic horizon is shaped by metro-based innovation.”

Dr. Ned Hill and Dan Cuffaro were interviewed in I.D. The International Design MagazineSee the article about the District of Design here. (April 22, 2008).

Interim Dean and Vice President for Economic Development Ned Hill is noted in the Duluth News Tabloid story “Growing nowhere view:  100 Days of Reality.” (April 22, 2008).

Jeffrey L. Brudney, Albert A. Levin Chair of Urban Studies and Public Service, was interviewed by Cleveland Business Connects. The interview appears in the April 2008 issue of CBC.

Dr. Ziona Austrian was quoted in an article from Crain’s Cleveland Business on April 14, 2008. The article “Third Frontier spurs investment:  Private dollars supporting state initiative far exceed forecast, but job formation slow,” talks about private investment dollars and how to measure the state’s objective of meeting job creation goals.   Ziona is quoted about the state assuming a “multiplier effect” of an additional 2.5 jobs created for each job that results directly from the Third Frontier program.

Dr. Ziona Austrian was quoted in Crain's Cleveland Business in the article "Forecast calls for lagging growth:  TeamNeo sees manufacturing sector's positive outlook as bright spot for region."  Ziona was also on WCPN for their story "Team NEO Reports on Regional Economy." (March 31, 2008)

Professor Krumholz was interviewed by the Cleveland Jewish News.com for an article called “Urban planner looks at Cleveland’s Future.” (March 30, 2008).

Interim Dean and Vice President for Economic Development Ned Hill was quoted in the Plain Dealer’s article “National City’s problems affect the entire region,” written by Becky Gaylord.  Dr. Hill was also quoted in “$100 million shopping center proposed in Twinsburg.” 

Dr. Hill was quoted in the Dayton Daily News article “Observers:  Ryan’s job future should be bright.”  (March 23, 2008).

Interim Dean and Vice President for Economic Development Ned Hill was quoted in the Plain Dealer’s article “Twinsburg shopping center proposal gets mixed reviews.” (March 19, 2008)

The Center for Public Management was noted for their research in the Plain Dealer's article "Experienced IT workers in short supply here"  on March 7, 2008.

Dr. Mark Rosentraub was quoted in the Vancouver Sun in the story “’Professor Puck’ in eye of storm.” (March 3, 2008).

Dr. Hill had a quote on March 2, 2008 in the Toledo Blade in the article “Jobs remain primary issue for Ohioans:  Trade deals among factors affecting presidential race.”

Dr. Iryna Lendel spoke to the Chicago Tribune for their story “Rust Belt clamors for fix, get rhetoric.”  Iryna spoke about the NEO economy and the recent indicators study by the Center for Economic Development. (February 27, 2008).

Interim Dean and Vice President for Economic Development Ned Hill was quoted in the Lancaster Eagle Gazette in the story, “Trade issues resonate in Buckeye State.” 

Dr. Hill was included in the Plain Dealer’s “Cleveland port’s planned move sounds good to civic leaders.”

Dr. Rosentraub is also quoted in “NCAA may have city over a tax barrel” on Indystar.com.

The Democratic Presidential Primary debate that was hosted by CSU sparked stories on NAFTA and the implications for the State of Ohio.

Interim Dean and Vice President for Economic Development Ned Hill was quoted in the Dayton Daily News on February 7, 2008 in the article “Bond issue centerpiece of Strickland’s job initiative.”

Dr. Ziona Austrian quoted in the Plain Dealer’s February 6, 2008 article, “Northeast Ohio's job growth in high-tech industries sees slight increase:  NorTech study optimistic about local industry.” 

Dr. Austrian was also in the Akron Beacon Journal’s article “High-tech forecast brightens.”  Crain’s Cleveland Business had this article regarding the report, “High-tech employment up, but barely.” The report was also noted on several blogs including NorTech, Home Builders Association  of Greater Cleveland-HBA (“Northeast Ohio shows slight gain in high-tech jobs”) and internationally at Vedior NV’s website in Amsterdam. (February, 2008).

Ned Hill was quoted in the January 26, 2008 Columbus Dispatch article “Is Ohio’s tax policy helping or hurting?” 

Dr. Roby Simons and Professor Norm Krumholz were quoted in the Cleveland Free Times article “Appetite for Destruction: A South Euclid Redevelopment Plan Makes Sense To Just About Everyone - Except The Owners And Patrons Of The Unique Shops That May Not Survive.” (January 23, 2008).

Dr. Hill was quoted in the Columbus Dispatch article “Fed rate cut calms edgy markets.” (January 23, 2008)

Dr. Mark S. Rosentraub was quoted in the Fox Business article, “Sports Venues:  Vehicles for Change?"

Dr. Hill is quoted in the Dayton Daily News article “Candidates offer plans to strengthen auto industry.” (January 13, 2008)

Interim Dean and Vice President for Economic Development Ned Hill commented on Mike Huckabee’s proposed Fair Tax plan in the Dayton Daily News article “Huckabee sings Michigan’s praises.” (January 12, 2008)

Professor Alan Weinstein was quoted in the Plain Dealer in the article “River Oaks Racquet and Fitness Center struggles to stay open.” 

Dr. Larry Ledebur was quoted in the Crain’s Cleveland Business in the article "Uneasy investors could turn to gold" about the dollar remaining down against all other major currencies, and the stock market is experiencing volatility.

Interim Dean Edward W. (Ned) Hill was quoted in the Crain’s Cleveland Business in the article, "Playhouse Square Foundation adds to the Theater District stable" about the new ownership of the long-vacant former Cowell & Hubbard jewelry store building on Euclid Avenue.

Jill Taylor, former Program Manager, Center for Economic Development was highlighted in Inside Business’ January 2008 article “Show Them the Money:  Life is Good, but access to capital is a challenge for NEO startups.”  The article also noted the work of David Kasdan (PhD student).

Dr. Ziona Austrian was quoted in the January 7-13 Crain’s Cleveland Business in the article titled “Manufacturing Outlook 2008.”

NorTech, Northeast Ohio’s leading technology-based economic development organization, released a report that analyzes growth in the region’s high-tech sector. The report focuses on identifying and monitoring emerging trends in Northeast Ohio’s high-tech sector between 2004 and 2006.  The report was commissioned by NorTech and prepared by the Center for Economic Development at Cleveland State University’s Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs. The report resulted in the following news coverage:

Op-Eds

Dr. Michael Spicer recently wrote "On Defending Politics" an Op-Ed piece based in part on his book, In Defense of Politics in Public Administration: A Value Pluralist Perspective.

Counting Cleveland's citizens: Mark Salling and Ellen Cyran
Published: Cleveland Plain Dealer Saturday, June 26, 2010

 

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