Brookings Institution http://wrvo.org en CenterState CEO rolls out new strategic business plan for region http://wrvo.org/post/centerstate-ceo-rolls-out-new-strategic-business-plan-region <p></p><p>With help from the Brookings Institution, CenterState CEO is out with a new strategic plan to boost the central New York regional economy.</p><p>The plan was <a href="http://innovationtrail.org/post/syracuse-gets-pro-help-brookings-institution-business-plan" target="_blank">two years in the making</a> as the Washington-based Brookings' Metropolitan Policy Program picked Syracuse as one of the regions it would assist.</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 10:21:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 46837 at http://wrvo.org CenterState CEO rolls out new strategic business plan for region Business alliance doubles down on goal to double exports http://wrvo.org/post/business-alliance-doubles-down-goal-double-exports <p>Business leaders in central New York are re-launching efforts to expand their involvement in the export market.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.cnyiba.net/" target="_blank">Central New York International Business Alliance</a> has been around for almost a decade. It’s renewing its push to increase exports among companies in the region, or get them into the market altogether.</p><p>The alliance is an effort from CenterState CEO, a regional chamber of commerce of sorts.</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 12:46:53 +0000 Ryan Delaney 46142 at http://wrvo.org Business alliance doubles down on goal to double exports Thomas Mann on The Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/thomas-mann-campbell-conversations <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">What's the problem with Congress?&nbsp; Why can't it find compromises on the most basic issues?&nbsp; In this edition of the Campbell Conversations, host Grant&nbsp;Reeher</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;explores those questions with Thomas Mann, a senior fellow at the <a href="http://www.brookings.edu/experts/mannt" target="_blank"><strong>Brookings Institution</strong></a> and the co-author of "<a href="http://www.ama Fri, 27 Sep 2013 15:49:29 +0000 Grant Reeher 44827 at http://wrvo.org Thomas Mann on The Campbell Conversations Mobile emergency response still hampered by low bandwidth and fragmented networks http://wrvo.org/post/mobile-emergency-response-still-hampered-low-bandwidth-and-fragmented-networks <p></p><p>Mobile technology is driving the modernization of disaster relief and public safety response. &nbsp;And, according to a <a href="http://www.brookings.edu/%7E/media/research/files/papers/2013/07/16%20mobile%20technology%20disaster%20relief/west_valentini_mobile%20technology%20disaster%20relief_v20.pdf" target="_blank">recent report</a> from the Brookings Institution, the rapid expansion of mobile devices and mobile driven data has already begun to save lives and alleviate suffering in disaster-struck communities.</p> Sat, 14 Sep 2013 12:34:00 +0000 Kate O'Connell 42896 at http://wrvo.org Mobile emergency response still hampered by low bandwidth and fragmented networks Syracuse heavily dependent on health care for economic recovery http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-heavily-dependent-health-care-economic-recovery <p>More than a third of the post-recession jobs Syracuse has gained have come in the health care sector. That's a percentage that puts it near the top of cities dependent on the industry for economic growth.</p><p>According to <a href="http://www.brookings.edu/research/reports/2013/07/01-healthcare-metro-monitor" target="_blank">numbers</a> tabulated by the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Institute, 35.9 percent of Syracuse's recently added jobs have been in health care. Only three other metro areas in the country had a higher percentage.</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 20:08:03 +0000 Ryan Delaney 40492 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse heavily dependent on health care for economic recovery Definition of STEM economy needs to be broadened report says http://wrvo.org/post/definition-stem-economy-needs-be-broadened-report-says <p></p><p>A <a href="http://www.brookings.edu/%7E/media/research/files/reports/2013/06/10%20stem%20economy%20rothwell/thehiddenstemeconomy610.pdf" target="_blank">new report</a> from the Brookings Institution argues that more resources for training workers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) should be directed at non-degree education providers.</p><p>The need for more STEM grads is a familiar cry from industry leaders and politicians alike. But, this new report argues there’s a large potential workforce being ignored because STEM jobs are being too narrowly defined.</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 13:15:01 +0000 Kate O'Connell 39469 at http://wrvo.org Definition of STEM economy needs to be broadened report says Fewer jobs downtown in U.S. cities, upstate New York http://wrvo.org/post/fewer-jobs-downtown-us-cities-upstate-new-york <p>The first decade of this century has seen a steady flow of jobs moving away from city downtowns around the U.S according to a <a href="http://www.brookings.edu/research/reports/2013/04/18-job-sprawl-kneebone" target="_blank">new report</a> from the Brookings Institution. But cities in upstate New York have fared better than some. Fri, 03 May 2013 12:21:00 +0000 Kate O'Connell 37223 at http://wrvo.org Fewer jobs downtown in U.S. cities, upstate New York Research credit extension could be a double-edged sword http://wrvo.org/post/research-credit-extension-could-be-double-edged-sword <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Tuesday’s fiscal cliff package included extensions to a range of business-related tax credits, including one aimed at supporting research and development. Although Rochester, Buffalo and Syracuse have some of the most active R &amp; D economies in the country, experts say the deal could be a double-edged sword for upstate New York. Fri, 04 Jan 2013 20:16:23 +0000 Kate O'Connell 31395 at http://wrvo.org Brookings plan aims to double exports in central New York http://wrvo.org/post/brookings-plan-aims-double-exports-central-new-york <p>CenterState CEO, an economic booster engine for central New York, has set a goal of doubling exports for the region over the next five years.</p><p>The path to that goal includes help from the Brookings Institute&#39;s Metropolitan Policy Program. <a href="http://innovationtrail.org/post/syracuse-gets-pro-help-brookings-institution-business-plan" target="_blank">Brookings picked Syracuse last summer as one of four metro areas it would help increase its exports.</a></p><p>The plan was released Wednesday during CenterState&#39;s annual meeting. Along with Brookings, representatives from the US Export-Import Bank and the Commerce Department touted the potential of the region.</p><p>But central New York has a ways to go: Of the top 100 largest metro areas, Brookings found Syracuse ranked 72nd for export value in 2010. Wed, 04 Apr 2012 21:39:30 +0000 Ryan Delaney 17134 at http://wrvo.org Brookings plan aims to double exports in central New York Syracuse one of four metro areas working with Brookings Institution to increase exports http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-one-four-metro-areas-working-brookings-institution-increase-exports <p><a href="http://www.centerstateceo.com/">CenterState CEO</a> in Syracuse is trying to get more companies in Central New York to do business outside the area. &nbsp;Syracuse is&nbsp;one of four metropolitan areas in the U-S that are working with the Brookings Institution to increase exports over the next five years. &nbsp;As part of two initiatives, they are asking local business for data about their exports, and encouraging them to look at more business opportunities outside the area. &nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 13:02:11 +0000 Ellen Abbott 13671 at http://wrvo.org