Pat Reiten discusses the Oregon Business Plan with the Stateman Journal’s Editorial Page Editor, Dich Hughes.
This interesting article discusses the massive transition in Californian fiscal policies from the old to the new. It traces the trends that created a global economic leader, and marks the issues that are contributing to the Golden State’s economic problems.
Last week, a team of business leaders, elected officials, economic developers, and community partners released a vision for improved job creation, community and environmental health in Klamath County, Oregon. They also asked for support from state leaders to help them realize their vision. The Klamath team presented the “Vision 2020” report to an audience of…Details
From the Register Guard, July 29, 2010: “A website presentation explains that the group is concerned that Oregon has slipped out of the “Circle of Prosperity” and into a “Circle of Scarcity.” While this has nothing to do with Dante or his infernal circles, the Business Plan folks are sure it’s a bad thing. And…Details
Dave Porter argues on the Global Strategies Blog that the Oregon Business Plan should focus more on improving foreign language learning for Oregonians, as part of our strategy to strengthen traded sector industries. Do you agree?
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…Details
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…Details