The Center for Economic Analysis and Development engages in economic analysis and business research, conducting high quality, objective research on issues related to the current and future economic well-being of businesses and communities throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky. CEAD collects, analyzes, and disseminates business, economic, and demographic data providing timely information on current and future trends. Specific activities include, but are not limited to, regional economic and industry forecasts; workforce projections; industrial surveys (employment/technology needs); population projections; cost-benefit studies; basic data collection; and basic demographic research.
Intellectual Property (IP) and the talent that generates it are truly among your region’s most valuable assets. By identifying and building on those IP assets, a region enhances its competitiveness and overall economic development potential. Since IP activities – research, publication, patents
CEAD in conjunction with Super-h Index has designed a platform to analyze the IP landscape by region and topic. We collect data on intellectual property activity, bring it together, synthesize and deliver it so you can use it to drive decision-making. The data give you valuable insight on the IP landscape --patents, grants
EDO-Regional provides a report summarizing data on the size of IP clusters by CPC (Cooperative Patent Classification) for states and metropolitan statistical areas with comparisons to U.S. benchmarks.
The Regional report features a summary of IP activity presented via dashboard graphics, maps, rankings, and data tables.
The data enable you to identify markets of opportunity for your region, calculate your share of U.S. markets, and objectively evaluate your region’s IP performance and competitiveness.
Pricing: $15,000 per state or metropolitan statistical area; additional regions $11,500 per region.
For custom regions contact CEAD for a price quote.
The EDO-Sector report provides data on the size and distribution of an IP topic or cluster across the United States.
The Sector report features a summary of IP activity presented via dashboard graphics, maps, rankings, and data tables.
Which regions are top competitors in an IP topic? How does your region compare to the top performing regions? Is IP activity relevant to this topic increasing or decreasing? Is it consolidating into a few regions or dispersing across the country? EDO-Sector report answers these questions and more.
The EDO-Sector report is available for the United States by state or metropolitan statistical area. The International report presents information by country.
Pricing: $15,000 per IP topic (Cooperative Patent Classification code); additional IP topics $11,500 per IP topic.
For custom IP topic aggregations contact CEAD for a price quote.
The EDO Extended report provides an in-depth analysis of an individual CPC cluster for a geographic region. It looks at the overall structure of the industry, size of the market and its growth rate. It identifies the “Top Performing Institutions” by key sub-topics. The report details the research activities of the institution by
The EDO Extended report is available for individual states or metropolitan statistical areas.
Pricing: $50,000 per region per IP topic (Cooperative Patent Classification code)
For custom aggregations by region or CPC contact CEAD for a price quote.
Access the PowerPoint presentation from the webinar, Marketing Your Region's Brain Trust (click for link), hosted by Dr. Stephanie Hughes and Janet Harrah of NKU on June 29, 2017.
February 5, 2019: Northern Kentucky University Director Receives Award (AUBER Newsletter)
January 29, 2019: Cincinnati added tens of thousands of jobs last year (Cincinnati Business Courier)
January 16, 2019: Here’s how much the federal government shutdown is impacting Greater Cincinnati (Cincinnati Business Courier)
December 19, 2018: NKU welcomes interim dean Johnna Reeder Kleymeyer (Cincinnati Enquirer)
December 3, 2018: Fort Thomas Resident Awarded NKY Community Award (Fort Thomas Matters)
November 15, 2018: NKY Chamber Awards NKY Community Award to Janet Harrah (The Lane Report)
November 13, 2018: NKY Chamber Awards NKY Community Award to Janet Harrah (The Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce)
October 10, 2018: Ambassadors from Canada and U.S. launch town hall meetings to allay USMCA fears (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)
October 10, 2018: The House talks trade in Kentucky (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation)
October 1, 2018: Low-wage myth, how the economy benefits from e-commerce growth (WCPO)
October 1, 2018: General economic conditions (BusinessWise)
September 27, 2018: Here’s why Greater Cincinnati lost jobs (Cincinnati Business Courier)
September 26, 2018: How do IRBs work and why use them (Channel 5 News)
September 20, 2018: Distribution and e-commerce Cincinnati MSA (BusinessWise)
September 17, 2018: Covington Economic Development Department free workshops link businesses to expertise (NKY Tribune)
August 27, 2018: How Greater Cincinnati companies posted the year's fastest job growth (Cincinnati Business Courier)
Haile/US Bank Student Fellows
Working at CEAD provides students the opportunity to apply their classroom knowledge to real-world applications. Students are responsible for supporting the development and maintenance of databases, economic models and other economic development related analysis tools for the Greater Cincinnati region. The Haile/US Bank Foundation provides financial support for our student workers.