Archives: Doug Buchanan

The Leading Indicators: What Economic Numbers Really Mean

We’re bombarded with facts and figures telling us how much our country produces, how many people are unemployed and where inflation stands. But how many of us know the real impact these numbers have on our lives? This hour we’ll talk about the need for personal–not national–economic indicators, and how local data is the next big thing.

Job Creation and Higher Ed

Time was when a high school education could get an Ohioan a pretty good job in a factory, or working in a mine. But some point to the new “knowledge economy” as a sign we need to invest more in colleges and universities. Ohio’s job creation numbers are some of the lowest in the nation, and this hour we’ll discuss the link between jobs and higher ed

Economic Forecast for 2013

Economic forecasters are in debate over the forecast for 2013; some say it’s good news while others say it’s bad. On this hour, we’ll talk about the national and local economic forecast for 2013 with a few economy buffs.

The Job Outlook in Ohio/Rise of Economic Segregation in Cities

The number of job openings is at a four-year high, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. On this segment, we’ll talk about where they are and how you can find them. Then, a new study by Pew Research shows that income neighborhood segregation is now more common than it was in the 1980′s. On this hour, we’ll talk about why that could be.

Ohio’s Economic Outlook

Signs of economic recovery just keep coming as the U.S. added 227,000 jobs in February. But is the national economy really improving? Or is this just a quick upswing? And what’s the economic outlook for central Ohio? On this hour of “All Sides,” we’re covering the economic outlook.

Columbus Economic Forecast for the New Year

Regionomics, LCC released its annual Economic Forecast today that shows the Columbus economy continuing on a slow path to recovery. What is in store for the area’s economy during the new year?

Economic Conditions in Columbus

The Columbus economy and business conditions in Central Ohio