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Hear what the year ahead looks like for Columbus’ economy in this discussion featuring Bill Lafayette, Ph.D., Founder & Owner, Regionomics, LLC, Tom Jalics, Chief Market Strategist and Senior Vice President, Fifth Third Bank, Mark Williams, Business Reporter, The Columbus Dispatch, and host, Doug Buchanan, Editor in Chief, Columbus Business First.

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The central Ohio economy will recover slightly with a 2.6% gain of almost 27,000 jobs in 2021, but should leave year-end employment well below its February 2020 level.

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Regionomics owner Bill LaFayette released his 20th annual economic outlook for the Columbus-area at Wednesday’s Columbus Metropolitan Club forum. 

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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. 

Wednesday’s Columbus Metropolitan Club forum offered a glimpse at how the central Ohio economy may fare in 2018. 

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Economist and Regionomics founder Bill LaFayette delivered his annual Blue Chip Economic Forecast at the Columbus Metropolitan Club yesterday.

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Wednesday’s Columbus Metropolitan Club forum offered a glimpse at how the central Ohio economy will fare in 2016. 

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A local economist says the outlook for central Ohio in 2015 is unusually bright. 

Central Ohio is poised for its largest level of job growth since the end of the Great Recession.

Government Shutdown Has Widespread Impact

Oct 9, 2013

The federal government shutdown has a broad economic impact in Ohio.

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

Jan 10, 2013

Job growth will continue this year in Central Ohio, potentially bringing the region's employment to a new high.