New Ohio Economic Dashboard tracks statewide economic indicators

The Ohio Chamber of Commerce Research Foundation has launched the Ohio Economic Dashboard, an online “data visualization tool” that tracks “statewide vital economic indicators, including metrics related to labor force participation, new business starts and population growth,” Crain’s Cleveland reports. The dashboard was created “to help policymakers, business leaders and the public understand the state’s economic health by providing a snapshot of current market conditions along with historical trends,” according to the article. It links to the Prosperity Pulse Index, which measures “the economic health of Ohio companies based on the future outlook of five key indicators: profits, employment levels, unfilled openings, capital expenditures and overall economic optimism.” For more, read the full article (subscription required).

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