541-210-8341

Oregon Economic and Revenue Forecast

September 2018 While economic growth continues and nearly all leading indicators flash green, the shape of the business cycle may be coming into focus. Specifically, economists are becoming more comfortable talking about plausible recession scenarios given the...

Oregon’s Food Economy

When our office discusses Oregon’s world class strengths, we tend to focus primarily on things like timber, semiconductors, and migration, with only passing reference to the others, like UAVs and food and beverage. This is in part due to the fact we have spent less...

Oregon Nearing Full Employment in 2016

Right now, employment across the state stands at an all-time high, some 70,000 jobs above levels reached prior to the Great Recession. Oregon is now getting very close to full employment, something we are likely to reach in the fall. Read the Oregon Office of Economic...

Oregon Employment by Age

Even as participation rates and employment opportunities are rising, these gains are not evenly distributed across the economy or individuals. In fact, there are stark differences across generations and their labor market outcomes today. Read the Oregon Office of...