Ohio Crime Mapping Part 7 | Property Crime 1974-2008

This week in our crime blog we will be looking at a more general crime rate across the state: property crime. The property crime data includes arson, burglary, larceny theft and motor vehicle theft, all of which have been studied in previous blog entries here at Three Scale (take a look if you missed them!). A property crime offense is committed when there is a theft of money or property without...
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Ohio Crime Mapping Part 6 | Motor Vehicle Theft 1974-2008

The FBI Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program has taken an in-depth look at Motor Vehicle Theft and has defined it as “the theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle” which is a “self-propelled vehicle that runs on land surfaces and not on rails.” Included in the UCR data is SUV’s, autos, trucks, buses, motorcycles, motor scooters, ATV’s and snowmobiles and...
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Comparative Tax Map Series | Income Tax

This post is the first in our fifteen-part comparative tax map series. In the next fifteen weeks, we will explore comparative taxes for the 50 states, global tax rates across 250 countries, Ohio tax rates across 88 counties, and tax comparisons between Columbus, Ohio and several Midwestern cities that compete with Columbus for new business relocation. Our intent is to educate viewers of the tax...
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Menards Makes Wise Location Choice in Columbus, Ohio

In this report from Three Scale Research Inc., we built a competition model to analyze the market shares for the home improvement industry in Ohio.  Menards, The Anderson’s, Home Depot and Lowe’s are the four home improvement retail companies included in our model.  We took the newly opened Menards store on Morse Road as a case study object.  Next, we analyzed the market share and net sales for...
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Ohio Crime Mapping Part 5 | Murder 1974-2008

Murder has been defined in US FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Data as the “willful (nonnegligent) killing of one human by another.” The aforethought is what distinguishes murder from other forms of homicide such as manslaughter. In the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Data, murder falls under violent crime along with manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The...
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