Bill Lafayette


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

Mike Foley

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


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.