Monthly Archives: July 2010

Breaking Out of a Circle of Scarcity

By |July 21st, 2010|

John Tapogna is President of ECONorthwest, a regional economic consulting firm.

Oregon’s well-being is based on the inter-dependency of the economy, the livability of its communities, and economic opportunity for its citizens. We call this relationship the Circle of Prosperity. Unfortunately, Oregon has fallen off course, and not simply because of the current recession.

Despite a surge […]

Help Us Turn Things Around for Oregon

By |July 21st, 2010|

Pat Reiten is the President of Pacfic Power and the Chair of the Oregon Business Plan Steering Committee.

Oregon is going through very challenging times. Per capita income in our state has been declining for more than a decade, and the current recession is the worst since the Great Depression.

These economic challenges don’t just affect individual […]