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 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.

A Balanced Look at Self-Employment Transitions Later in Life »

Dr. Kevin Cahill discusses some of the policy issues surrounding transitions into self-employment later in life.

How Might the Affordable Care Act Impact Retirement Patterns? »

Dr. Kevin Cahill explains the changing retirement landscape with the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.

The Impact of Hours Flexibility on Career Employment, Bridge Jobs, and the Timing of Retirement »

Dr. Kevin Cahill explores the extent to which flexible hours in career employment impacts the retirement process.

Achievement Gap Impacts in Oregon and the Portland Area »

ECONorthwest estimated the economic benefits Oregon could realize by closing existing achievement gaps.

Notable Publications

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.

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 Indian Gaming in Oregon »

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

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.

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

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

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

ECONorthwest-developed manual to support economic analysis of highways.

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.

Oregon Cannabis Tax Revenue Estimate »

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

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.

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