Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Communities Part II

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City and Regions in Post Coronavirus era Economic Impact Webinar
November 30, 2020
12:00PM - 1:00PM
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Online Only: Webinar

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Add to Calendar 2020-11-30 12:00:00 2020-11-30 13:00:00 Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Communities Part II The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Communities Part II panel discussion will be a follow up to the Economic Impact webinar we hosted earlier this year. Click HERE to view the previous Economic Impact Discussion The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Communities Part II will be the final webinar in a series of events on “Cities and Regions in the Post-Coronavirus Era,” initiating community conversations on what lessons we can learn from this crisis to create a more resilient and sustainable world. What has the economic implications for communities been due to the COVID-19 pandemic? Has the unemployment rate changed over the past 8 months and what will this mean for our local economy and community going forward? Moderated by Harvey Miller Panelists Include: Bill LaFayette - Owner of Regionomics LL Dr. Bill LaFayette is owner of Regionomics®, a consulting firm focused on helping clients understand and thrive in small-area economies — neighborhoods, communities, and regions. Services include economic development strategy, workforce strategy, economic impact analysis, economic and demographic analysis, and fiscal analysis. Bill brings to his work 25 years of experience in economic development and economic analysis in central Ohio. Prior to founding Regionomics in 2011, he spent 12 years as vice president of economic analysis for the Columbus Chamber of Commerce and four years with Rickenbacker Port Authority, which formerly managed Rickenbacker International Airport and its Global Logistics Park and Foreign-Trade Zone. Bill has a BS in Finance and Accounting and a MBS in Investment Management from Wright State University. He also has his PhD in Real Estate and Finance from The Ohio State University.  Jennifer Clark - Section Head of City and Regional Planning at The Ohio State University Jennifer Clark is Professor and Head of the City and Regional Planning Section at the Knowlton School of Architecture in the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University. She specializes in urban and regional economic development planning. Dr. Clark's most recent book is Uneven Innovation: The Work of Smart Cities (2020) from Columbia University Press. Dr. Clark teaches courses on urban and regional economic development theory, analysis, and practice and research design and methods. She has provided expert testimony before the US Congress and policy advice and consulting to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the Canadian, UK, and US governments as well as serving on nongovernmental policy commissions and committees. Before joining the Knowlton School, Dr. Clark taught at Cornell University and the Georgia Institute of Technology where she was also the Director of the Center for Urban Innovation. She earned her PhD from Cornell University, a master’s degree from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, and a BA from Wesleyan University in Connecticut. Eddie Pauline - Director, Business Development, Economic and Corporate Engagement at The Ohio State University Eddie Pauline serves as the Director for Economic Engagement for The Ohio State University's Corporate Engagement Office. This office houses Ohio State’s efforts with technology commercialization, strategic partnerships, startup companies and economic development. In his role, Eddie leads the office’s Economic Development function, supporting business retention, expansion and attraction efforts in partnership with local and statewide economic development partners. These efforts drive new opportunities to University faculty, staff and students in the form of strategic partnerships and help enhance Ohio State’s overall economic impact to the State of Ohio which currently stands at more than $15 billion. Prior to coming to Ohio State, he worked in the digital media industry for startups and large media corporations primarily in Seattle and New York, including Scout.com, FoxSports.com, Fantasy Sports Ventures and most recently, ASmallWorld.com, where he was director of North American sales. He holds both a BA and BS from Ohio State and an MBA from Franklin University and has been a member of the Ohio State staff since 2010. Tune into our webinar to hear the perspectives of our panelists! If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Katie Phillips at phillips.1870@osu.edu or 614-688-4914. Requests made 10 day prior to the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date. Online Only: Webinar Center for Urban and Regional Analysis cura@osu.edu America/New_York public
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The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Communities Part II panel discussion will be a follow up to the Economic Impact webinar we hosted earlier this year.

Click HERE to view the previous Economic Impact Discussion

The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on Communities Part II will be the final webinar in a series of events on “Cities and Regions in the Post-Coronavirus Era,” initiating community conversations on what lessons we can learn from this crisis to create a more resilient and sustainable world.

What has the economic implications for communities been due to the COVID-19 pandemic? Has the unemployment rate changed over the past 8 months and what will this mean for our local economy and community going forward?

Moderated by Harvey Miller

Panelists Include:

  1. Bill LaFayette - Owner of Regionomics LL

    • Dr. Bill LaFayette is owner of Regionomics®, a consulting firm focused on helping clients understand and thrive in small-area economies — neighborhoods, communities, and regions. Services include economic development strategy, workforce strategy, economic impact analysis, economic and demographic analysis, and fiscal analysis. Bill brings to his work 25 years of experience in economic development and economic analysis in central Ohio. Prior to founding Regionomics in 2011, he spent 12 years as vice president of economic analysis for the Columbus Chamber of Commerce and four years with Rickenbacker Port Authority, which formerly managed Rickenbacker International Airport and its Global Logistics Park and Foreign-Trade Zone.

      Bill has a BS in Finance and Accounting and a MBS in Investment Management from Wright State University. He also has his PhD in Real Estate and Finance from The Ohio State University. 

  2. Jennifer Clark - Section Head of City and Regional Planning at The Ohio State University

    • Jennifer Clark is Professor and Head of the City and Regional Planning Section at the Knowlton School of Architecture in the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University. She specializes in urban and regional economic development planning. Dr. Clark's most recent book is Uneven Innovation: The Work of Smart Cities (2020) from Columbia University Press.

      Dr. Clark teaches courses on urban and regional economic development theory, analysis, and practice and research design and methods. She has provided expert testimony before the US Congress and policy advice and consulting to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the Canadian, UK, and US governments as well as serving on nongovernmental policy commissions and committees. Before joining the Knowlton School, Dr. Clark taught at Cornell University and the Georgia Institute of Technology where she was also the Director of the Center for Urban Innovation. She earned her PhD from Cornell University, a master’s degree from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, and a BA from Wesleyan University in Connecticut.

  3. Eddie Pauline - Director, Business Development, Economic and Corporate Engagement at The Ohio State University

    • Eddie Pauline serves as the Director for Economic Engagement for The Ohio State University's Corporate Engagement Office. This office houses Ohio State’s efforts with technology commercialization, strategic partnerships, startup companies and economic development. In his role, Eddie leads the office’s Economic Development function, supporting business retention, expansion and attraction efforts in partnership with local and statewide economic development partners. These efforts drive new opportunities to University faculty, staff and students in the form of strategic partnerships and help enhance Ohio State’s overall economic impact to the State of Ohio which currently stands at more than $15 billion.

      Prior to coming to Ohio State, he worked in the digital media industry for startups and large media corporations primarily in Seattle and New York, including Scout.com, FoxSports.com, Fantasy Sports Ventures and most recently, ASmallWorld.com, where he was director of North American sales. He holds both a BA and BS from Ohio State and an MBA from Franklin University and has been a member of the Ohio State staff since 2010.

Tune into our webinar to hear the perspectives of our panelists!

If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Katie Phillips at phillips.1870@osu.edu or 614-688-4914. Requests made 10 day prior to the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

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