City of Cincinnati Department of Economic Development
“The UC case study on the impact of our signs was simple to participate in. The researchers were knowledgeable and easy to work with. Their requests were concise and respectful of our time. They reported findings in a manner that protected the confidentiality of our financial numbers.”- David Redfern, President, Value Place, LLC
“The Economics Center has proven to be a great partner and an excellent resource to Cadmus. Their knowledge about the local community and economy—coupled with their analytic capabilities—have been important components of our evaluation and very well received by our client. We look forward to our continued collaboration with the Center.”- Jamie Drakos, Sr. Associate, The Cadmus Group, Inc.
Julie has extensive experience in labor economics, particularly applying statistical methods to decision-making. She is proud to be a part of a professional, creative research team that brings a variety of approaches to addressing the issues of the larger community. - Dr. Julie Heath, Director, Economics Center
“The Economics Center partnered with ACEEE in providing a first-of-its-kind market study on the potential for energy efficiency investment in Greater Cincinnati. As a non-profit organization that has attracted nearly $20m of public and private investment in three years, we believed the Market Study is a critical building block in helping us achieve our goals.”- Andy Holzhauser, President, GCEA
George’s major focus areas are regional economics and human capital. With his colleagues at the Economics Center, he continues to apply lessons learned in those fields to economic development and workforce development. - George Vredeveld, Research Director, Economics Center
“We needed to communicate the value of our institution in the local community and the Economics Center’s economic impact analysis helped us accomplish that goal. They were very easy to work with and met our expectations. We will certainly utilize their services for economic analysis in the future and would recommend them to others.”- Jim Reynolds, Interim President, Wilmington College
“We understand that great economic analyses is valuable only to the extent to which it can be understood and utilized. That is why our approach converges the science of research and the art of storytelling.”- Stephen Samuels, Director, Business Development
Jeff has worked with leaders from the public, private, and non-profit sectors, designing and implementing economic development and research projects in response to diverse community issues. - Jeff Rexhausen, Research Associate, Economics Center
“We're very pleased with the results of this study. Often times, when people think about arts and culture organizations, they do not take into account the economic benefits that come with the educational and entertainment benefits. That was one of our main goals when commissioning this project." Douglass W. McDonald, President and CEO, Museum Center, Inc.
“The Economics Center brings analytical expertise and valuable insights that helps our clients to develop and, then, communicate key messages. The research team understands we are in a world increasingly dependent on data for decision making. The Center is an important partner in our business and a valuable resource to our community.” - Nick Vehr, President, Vehr Communications, LLC
“As a research-based organization, Cincinnati Works relies heavily on the type of data and analysis the Economic Center provides. Their ability to analyze economic trends and assess the impact they have on job seekers and workforce development is valuable to the work that we do here at Cincinnati Works.” - Peggy Zink, President, Cincinnati Works
“The TIF Model is intuitive, easy and flexible for report to the Township Trustees to help them understand the resources that Deerfield Township may have available. The Trustees really appreciate having a tool that can inform planning for the future, beyond the upcoming year.” - John Wahle, Fiscal Officer, Deerfield Township
“The Center worked to understand our community and our needs. They developed a set of custom economic indicators for Newaygo County, MI. We believe that this information is critical for expressing unique assets of our community and in making important decisions for our economic vitality.” - Andy Lofgren, Executive Director, Newaygo County Economic Development Office