The report, "Opportunity Abounds: Local Government Collaboration Can Be a Building Block to Economic Competitiveness," illustrates the status of government spending compared to economic indicators. Read the full Business Journal story here.
In Room for Debate, the New York Times invites contributors to discuss news and timely issues. Fund President Brad Whitehead discusses urban land use in The Incredible Shrinking City. Read the full discussion here or go directly to Whitehead's essay.
Several industries, including manufacturing, in Northeast Ohio are hiring. Many experts see this as a sign that the region's economy is recovering and improving. Fund President Brad Whitehead comments in the Plain Dealer.
The Fund for Our Economic Future has awarded $1.385 million in grants to strengthen the economic competitiveness of northeast Ohio. Four grants were made during the quarterly meeting of its funders committee. Read more in the Youngstown Business Journal.