The mission of the CEAD will be to increase NKU’s visibility as an institution committed to regional stewardship and economic development through economic analysis and business research conducted for the benefit the organizations of our region. This will be accomplished by developing the institutional infrastructure in economic analysis necessary to enhance the region’s economic growth and development. As such, the CEAD will serve as a vital link between NKU and the regional community by collecting, analyzing, and disseminating business, economic and demographic information. Specific activities would include, but are not limited to, the following:
As such, the CEAD will be an essential component of the region’s economic development process by conducting high-quality, high-profile, objective research on issues related to the community’s current and future economic well-being.