Nationally, Ohio ranks 15th in per pupil spending. Even though Ohio does a better job than almost all other states in directing school funding to poor and minority students, a new study by researchers with The Ohio State University’s C.
Opioid addiction, abuse, and overdose deaths have become the most pressing public health issue facing Ohio. Ohio leads the country in drug overdose deaths per capita, a rate that continues to rise, overwhelming families, communities, and local governments across the state.
The internet continues to link itself to nearly every aspect of our daily lives: business, news, entertainment, communication, shopping, and education, just to name a few.
Full written testimony by Mark Partridge given at the US House Ways and Means Committee, Subcommittee on Human Resource hearing on the Geography of Poverty on February 16, 2016.
Over the last twenty years, the education landscape in Ohio has dramatically changed as school choice policies have opened up public funding to private schools and charter schools, increasing school options for parents and students.
Presented at The Ohio State University's 2015-2016 Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference Series Dean's Preview Meeting on December 7, 2015.
Written by Mark Partridge, Michael Farren, Amanda Weinstein, and Mike Betz.
Land policy design and implementation require timely information on land use change within Ohio and comparisons of Ohio with other states in the region, and with US land use patterns.
Many of society's greatest challenges lie at the interface of ecology, natural resource sustainability, and ecosystem integrity on the one hand and individual-societal interests and economic forces on the other.
The “resource curse” is the term coined for the seemingly counterintuitive occurrence of slow long-term economic growth in regions rich in natural resources. In this series from the C.
The impressive growth of many cities including Raleigh, Charlotte, Denver, Phoenix, Austin, and San Diego juxtaposed with places in decline such as Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Detroit, McAllen, and Fresno have prompted many to ask why some cities prosper while others struggle.
By Lawrence W. Libby and Michael R. Dicks. View paper.
As states continue to recover from recession, unemployment rates remain high and many workers still find themselves without a job.
Two words encompass the merger of environmental policy with economic policy "green jobs." "Green Jobs" the new buzzwords of politicians, are touted by supporters as promising environmental sustainability and economic prosperity.
The current economic downturn is the worst since the Great Depression in the 1930s. Recent reports have hinted on the current recession hitting its bottom, leading to the expectation that the economy is finally turning around.
It is all over the news in Ohio – the State‘s economy is and has been on a downturn.
Local economic development efforts are often focused on “growing from within” to tap local investment and entrepreneurial capacity.1 The good forms of dynamic and creative entrepreneurship are what policymakers try to encourage in order to increase economic growth, wages, wealth creation and inno