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CRI: Local Government Agency Projects

The Community Research Institute (CRI) conducts research studies for a variety of local government agencies in Northeast Ohio. Data collection and analysis is provided for strategic planning and public opinion measurement, designed to meet the needs of local agencies in providing services to communities throughout the region. The CRI has the advantage of access to the expertise of the BW faculty as needed for specific project needs. BW students gain valuable experience assisting with data collection, analysis, and report development under the supervision of CRI faculty.

Recent Projects

  • Cuyahoga County Department of Development: Economic Impact Study of the Hospitality Industry in Cuyahoga County (2023)
  • University Heights: Resident sanitation services survey (2022)
  • Cuyahoga County community surveys and stakeholder interviews for the Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District (2019)
  • Cuyahoga County government residents survey (2019)
  • Fairview Park City Schools: Community Perceptions Survey (2018)
  • West Geauga Schools: Community Survey (2016; 2018)
  • Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District: Assessment of Communications and Community Relations Efforts (2016)
  • Cuyahoga County Libraries: Summer Reading Program Assessment (2015)

Sample reports available upon request.