The Center for Economic Analysis and Development engages in economic analysis and business research, conducting high quality, objective research on issues related to the current and future economic well-being of businesses and communities throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky. CEAD collects, analyzes, and disseminates business, economic, and demographic data providing timely information on current and future trends.
The CEAD serves as a vital link between NKU and the regional community by collecting, analyzing, and disseminating business, economic and demographic information. Specific activities 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.