About Us

Center for Regional Development

Overview

The Center for Regional Development at Bowling Green State University is an interdisciplinary research and technical assistance center with expertise in regional economics and community development.

Mission

The Center for Regional Development (CRD) provides innovative and pragmatic solutions to challenges related to industry, community, and the economy. CRD enhances the economic well-being and quality of life by partnering with and convening community and business stakeholders, utilizing expertise, data, and analytical capabilities to inform and aid in decision-making, and providing a learning experience for BGSU students to conduct applied research on societal issues and challenges to enhance the economic vitality of the region, State of Ohio, and the United States.

Vision

The Center of Regional Development will be a highly visible, well-respected partner that is the leading source of trusted and rigorous research, technical assistance, training, and thought leadership to address regional challenges related to industry, community, and the economy.