Our Work

The work we do for our clients is frequently made available to the public. We often present our findings and insights on current economic topics at professional conferences and in public forums. Here you can download recent and archived reports, presentations, and other publications. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, send us an email or give us a call.

Recent Publications and Presentations

The Economics of Inclusionary Development »

ECONorthwest teamed with the Urban Land Institute’s Terwilliger Center for Housing to produce this wide-ranging inclusionary zoning report.

Economic Contributions of "Quiet" Recreation »

Whether it's a day floating down the river or tip-toeing through the tulips, 'quiet' recreation generates some serious economic impact.

Issues in Using the ATUS to Value Household Production »

Dr. Kevin E. Cahill discusses the implications of the American Time Use Survey (ATUS) data and its limitations.

Is Bridge Job Activity Overstated? »

Dr. Kevin E. Cahill investigates the extent to which bridge jobs signal the start of a retirement transition.

The Economic Opportunities Associated with Older Adults »

ECONorthwest and AARP ECONorthwest teamed with AARP Oregon to present the economic opportunities associated with older adults.

Impacts of a Randomly-Assigned Time & Place Management Initiative on Work & Retirement Expectations »

Dr. Kevin Cahill examines the causal relationship between a workplace flexibility arrangement and retirement expectations.

Notable Publications

Oregon Cannabis Tax Revenue Estimate »

ECONorthwest conducted a comprehensive analysis that estimates first year of sales would generate $38.5 million in tax revenue.

The Economic Impacts of Facebook's Data Center »

ECONorthwest releases a study of the economic and fiscal impacts resulting from Facebook's Prineville data center.

The Economics of Low-Impact Development: A Literature Review »

ECONorthwest summarizes the literature that identifies and measures the economic costs and benefits of low-impact development techniques.

Economic Contributions of "Quiet" Recreation »

Whether it's a day floating down the river or tip-toeing through the tulips, 'quiet' recreation generates some serious economic impact.

Economic Contributions of Indian Gaming in Oregon »

A market and economic impact analysis of the contributions of Indian gaming to Oregon’s economy.

User and Non-User Benefit Analysis for Highways, 3rd Edition »

ECONorthwest-developed manual to support economic analysis of highways.

The Hispanic-White Achievement Gap in Oregon »

An analysis of the differences in reading and math achievement scores for Oregon's Hispanic and white students over time.

Why Being In School Matters: Chronic Absenteeism in Oregon Public Schools »

ECONorthwest examines the effects of absenteeism on academic performance in Oregon public schools.

Issue Brief: Is Boise Over- Or Underperforming Economically? »

ECONorthwest rates the economic performance of Boise, Idaho by comparing it to some of its economic peers.

Portland Meadows, County Fair Meets and the Horse Racing Industry in Oregon »

The economic significance of the Portland Meadows racetrack and other horse racing activities in Oregon that depend on it.

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