Publications

Our economists and policy analysts regularly present our research to the public. Whether to a legislature, a public forum, or a group of professionals, we aim to make our presentations insightful and accessible.

Recent Publications

ECONorthwest ShopTalk #3: Private Sector Job Growth - Winners and Losers »

ECONorthwest invites its staff to share their interests and research. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author(s).

ECONorthwest ShopTalk #2: Getting More Oregonians Back to Work »

ECONorthwest invites its staff to share their interests and research. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author(s).

ECONorthwest ShopTalk #1: The Unintended Consequences of a $15 Minimum Wage »

ECONorthwest invites its staff to share their interests and research. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author(s).

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.

Achievement Gap Impacts in Oregon and the Portland Area »

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

Notable Publications

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.

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 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 Contributions of Indian Gaming to Oregon’s Economy in 2011 and 2010 »

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.

Facebook Prineville data center economic impacts | Economic Consulting News | ECONorthwest »

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.

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.

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.

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