Brookings Institution Study Shows Columbus' Reliance On Income Taxes Could Hurt The Economy Amid COVID-19 By Jim Letizia • Apr 7, 2020 brookings.edu A new study by the Brookings Institution shows Columbus relies more heavily on income tax revenue than most other American cities, which could make it the first to see an economic downturn due to the COVID-19 pandemic. State: Cincinnati's Amazon Bid Rejected Due To Lack Of Tech Workers By Associated Press • Mar 1, 2018 Ohio economic development officials say Cincinnati lost its bid to host Amazon's second headquarters because the city lacks enough tech workers. Study Details Slowdown In Growth Of Auto Industry By Ohio Public Radio • Jul 18, 2017 media.gm.com A new report by the Brookings Institution indicates a slowdown in the U.S. auto industry. Report Ranks Columbus' Economy Among Worst In The World By Jim Letizia • Jan 22, 2015 A report by the Brookings Institution ranks Columbus’ economic performance 273rd among the world’s 300 largest economies last year. Ohio Benefitting From NAFTA By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Nov 8, 2013 20 years after the passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement, a Brookings Institution analysis shows billions of dollars worth of goods and services have been traded across the continent.