The Central Ohio economy has a lot going for it. Job creation is strong, the unemployment rate remains low, and the region's well-educated population continues to grow.
But story changes when it comes to the state of small businesses, according to a new report by the Columbus Foundation that ranked Columbus last among 23 comparable U.S. cities in small-company employment.
Today on All Sides, the challenges of small business in Central Ohio.
Michael Bowers, District Director of the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Columbus State Community College
Roger Geiger, Vice President & Executive Director in Ohio, NFIB Ohio, Small Business Association
Inna Kinney, Founder and CEO, The Economic and Community Development Institute
March 14, 2019