Bill Lafayette Census Bureau: Columbus Now Ohio's Second-Largest Metro Area By Associated Press • Mar 25, 2018 flickr.com U.S. Census Bureau estimates show the Columbus metro area now has more people than metro Cleveland and is on pace to surpass Cincinnati at its current rate of growth. Columbus Expected To See Continued Job Growth In 2018 By Mike Foley • Jan 3, 2018 Wednesday’s Columbus Metropolitan Club forum offered a glimpse at how the central Ohio economy may fare in 2018. Local Economist Predicts Slower Job Growth In Central Ohio This Year By Mike Foley • Jan 5, 2017 regionomicsllc.com Economist and Regionomics founder Bill LaFayette delivered his annual Blue Chip Economic Forecast at the Columbus Metropolitan Club yesterday. Forecast Calls For Continued Job Growth In Columbus By Mike Foley • Jan 6, 2016 Mike Foley Wednesday’s Columbus Metropolitan Club forum offered a glimpse at how the central Ohio economy will fare in 2016. Economist Says Regional Forecast Bright - For Many By Alison Holm • Jan 7, 2015 regionomicsllc.com A local economist says the outlook for central Ohio in 2015 is unusually bright. Job Growth Predicted In Central Ohio This Year By Jim Letizia • Jan 9, 2014 Central Ohio is poised for its largest level of job growth since the end of the Great Recession. Government Shutdown Has Widespread Impact By Jim Letizia • Oct 9, 2013 The federal government shutdown has a broad economic impact in Ohio. Analysis: Same-Sex Marriage Could Benefit Ohio Economy By Jim Letizia • Sep 19, 2013 Same-sex marriage remains illegal in Ohio. But a Columbus economic analyst says voters and policy makers need to consider the financial value of marriage equality. Local Job Growth Will Continue This Year By Jim Letizia & Mike Foley • Jan 10, 2013 Job growth will continue this year in Central Ohio, potentially bringing the region's employment to a new high.