Archives: Kenny McDonald

Foreign Investment in Ohio

Among Ohio’s metro areas, Columbus lags behind in terms of foreign-investment jobs. Without a strong manufacturing history, the region has had trouble garnering international interest. We’ll talk about how area groups are attracting foreign-based, higher-paying jobs, and how international investment is critical for the health of a local economy.

Local Governments: Competing for Businesses and People

With hefty budget cuts, local governments are frequently left to fend for themselves. What are the implications of competition between local governments? Should they be competing at all?