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Ned Hill

  • Professor, Knowlton Schl of Architecture
  • Professor, Academic
  • 1810 College Rd
    Columbus, OH 43210


Edward [Ned] Hill, PhD, is Professor of Economic Development at The Ohio State University’s John Glenn College of Public Affairs and the College of Engineering’s Ohio Manufacturing Institute.

Ned came to Ohio State after serving as Dean of the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University and Professor and Distinguished Scholar of Economic Development.  His latest book, Coping with Adversity: Regional Economic Resilience and Public Policy, was published by Cornell University Press in 2017. He was the editor of Economic Development Quarterly and Chair of the Advisory Board of NIST’s Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership. The Ohio Manufacturers' Association Board of Directors presented Hill with the Legacy Award in 2005 and again in 2016 for his work on behalf of Ohio’s manufacturers.  Ned earned his Ph.D. in both urban and regional planning and economics from MIT.

Ned teaches economic development, public economics, and state and local public policy. He also teaches the Glenn College’s undergraduate introductory course in public affairs.



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