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Employment in December

January 21st, 2016 · Comments Off on Employment in December · Dept. of Education

Oregon unemployment rate drops again as state adds 2,300 jobs (Oregonian, 1/21/2016) Oregon’s unemployment rate continues to drop as state adds 17K late-year jobs (Portland Business Journal, 1/20/2016) Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

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Portland’s food economy

December 29th, 2015 · Comments Off on Portland’s food economy · Portland State University

Portland food economy ‘truly spans farm to table,’ could be more equitable, says PSU study (Oregonian, 12/29/2015) Portland’s food economy : trends and contributions [PDF] (2015) Portland State University

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Employment and unemployment

December 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on Employment and unemployment · Employment Department

Oregon unemployment rate drops to 5.7 percent (Statesman Journal, 12/15/2015) No coal in the stockings of Oregon job seekers as retain employers go on a hiring spree (Register Guard, 12/16/2015) Seasonal Hiring Lowers Oregon’s Unemployment (OPB, 12/15/2015) Oregon adds nearly 10,000 jobs during November (Portland Business Journal, 12/15/2015) Oregon job growth reaches highest mark in […]

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Economic and revenue forecast

December 3rd, 2015 · Comments Off on Economic and revenue forecast · Dept. of Administrative Services

Oregon revenue forecast: Glimmers of trouble leave lawmakers wary (Oregonian, 12/2/2015) Forecast: Oregon revenue on the rise, but outlook uncertain (Statesman Journal, 12/2/2015) Oregon economic recovery chugs at ‘full throttle’ (Portland Tribune, 12/2/2015) Oregon Revenues Tick Up Slightly (OPB, 12/2/2015) State forecast paints rosy picture of revenues, economy (East Oregonian, 12/2/2015) Oregon revenue forecast shows […]

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October employment rate

November 18th, 2015 · Comments Off on October employment rate · Employment Department

Oregon unemployment rate drops to 6 percent in October, down from 6.2 percent in September (Register Guard, 11/17/2015) Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

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Latest employment figures

October 14th, 2015 · Comments Off on Latest employment figures · Employment Department

Employers retreat as Oregon suffers first hiring setback in 3 years (Oregonian, 10/13/2015) Oregon loses 5,300 jobs in September (Statesman Journal, 10/13/2015) Oregon unemployment rate rises only slightly despite big job losses (Portland Business Journal, 10/13/2015) Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

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Employment and unemployment

September 16th, 2015 · Comments Off on Employment and unemployment · Employment Department

Oregon unemployment rises in August as hiring slows (Oregonian, 9/15/2015) Oregon annual job growth near a 20-year high (Statesman Journal, 9/15/2015) Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

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Economic recovery in rural Oregon

September 8th, 2015 · Comments Off on Economic recovery in rural Oregon · Dept. of Administrative Services

State report tracks economic, demographic change in rural Oregon (Capital Press, 9/4/2015) Rural Oregon : analyzing demographic and economic trends across rural Oregon and a look ahead [PDF] (2015) Oregon Department of Administrative Services, Office of Economic Analysis

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Revenue forecast and the kicker

August 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Revenue forecast and the kicker · Dept. of Administrative Services

Tax ‘kicker’ comes with warning signs as Oregon’s economy cools (Oregonian, 8/26/2015) Forecast: $402 million in ‘kicker’ rebates (Statesman Journal, 8/26/2015) Oregon economic and revenue forecast (quarterly) Oregon Department of Administrative Services, Office of Economic Analysis

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Employment and unemployment

August 19th, 2015 · Comments Off on Employment and unemployment · Employment Department

As hiring accelerates this summer, Oregon’s labor pool deepens (Oregonian, 8/19/2015) Oregon unemployment rate spikes as more people search for work (Oregonian, 8/19/2015) Oregon adds 4,600 jobs, while unemployment rate jumps in July (Statesman Journal, 8/18/2015) Oregon unemployment rate rises to 5.9 per cent as more seek work (Register Guard, 8/19/2015) July unemployment inches up […]

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Unemployment rate

July 15th, 2015 · Comments Off on Unemployment rate · Employment Department

State unemployment rate climbs to 5.5 percent (Statesman Journal, 7/14/2015) Oregon Unemployment Rate Ticks Up Slightly to 5.5 Percent (KDRV, 7/14/2015) Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

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Employment and unemployment

June 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on Employment and unemployment · Employment Department

Oregon’s job growth stalls as thousands keep searching for work (Oregonian, 6/17/2015) Oregon labor market mostly unchanged in May (Statesman Journal, 6/16/2015) Oregon unemployment rate ticks up, remains below national rate (Register Guard, 6/16/2015) Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

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Oregon’s labor force

May 20th, 2015 · Comments Off on Oregon’s labor force · Employment Department

Oregon economy is growing, but labor force is shrinking (Statesman Journal, 5/19/2015) Oregon Employers Add 7,600 Jobs In April (OPB, 5/19/2015) Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

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Economic and revenue forecast

May 15th, 2015 · Comments Off on Economic and revenue forecast · Dept. of Administrative Services

Economists: Oregon’s ‘full-throttle’ economy will propel tax rebate, higher revenues (Oregonian, 5/14/2015) Revenue forecast: Oregon ‘kicker’ refund grows (Statesman Journal, 5/15/2015) K-12 comes up winners in May revenue forecast (Statesman Journal, 5/15/2015) State revenue forecast: Kicker on the way (Portland Tribune, 5/14/2015) Robust May State Revenue Forecast Means $100 Million More For K-12 Budget (Willamette […]

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Banking scandal

April 27th, 2015 · Comments Off on Banking scandal · Dept. of Consumer & Business Services

Bank of Oswego’s bid to outsmart the recession brings in the feds (Oregonian, 4/26/2015) Oregon state-chartered banks (quarterly) Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Division of Finance and Corporate Securities

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Jobs and employment

April 24th, 2015 · Comments Off on Jobs and employment · Employment Department

Portland hiring climbs back to average, as metro-area unemployment rate drops sharply (Oregonian, 4/21/2015) Local job market strongest in 7 years (Register Guard, 4/22/2015) Jackson County’s March unemployment rate returns to pre-recession level (Mail Tribune, 4/22/2015) Unemployment rate drops in Central Oregon counties (Bend Bulletin, 4/21/2015) Oregon labor force & unemployment by area (serial) Oregon […]

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Unemployment rate

April 16th, 2015 · Comments Off on Unemployment rate · Employment Department

Longterm joblessness remains elevated in Oregon, despite falling unemployment rate (Oregonian, 4/15/2015) Oregon unemployment rate slides below U.S. average for first time since 1996 (Oregonian, 4/14/2015) Oregon unemployment rate finally dips below national rate (Statesman Journal, 4/14/2015) Oregon’s jobless rate drops below the national rate (Register Guard, 4/15/2015) Oregon employment basks in mild winter weather […]

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Oregon’s unemployment rate

March 19th, 2015 · Comments Off on Oregon’s unemployment rate · Employment Department

Oregon unemployment hits lowest point since May 2008 (Statesman Journal, 3/18/2015) Oregon Unemployment Continues Fall In February (OPB, 3/17/2015) Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

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Oregon’s employment rate

March 4th, 2015 · Comments Off on Oregon’s employment rate · Employment Department

State jobless rate falls to almost seven-year low (Statesman Journal, 3/4/2015) Mild Oregon Winter Contributes To Sunny Jobs Numbers (OPB, 3/3/2015) Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department

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Economic and revenue forecast

February 24th, 2015 · Comments Off on Economic and revenue forecast · Dept. of Administrative Services

Oregon’s kicker tax rebate: Q&A on how it works and when you might get it (Oregonian, 2/19/2015) Oregon ‘kicker’ tax rebate of $349 million projected by new revenue forecast (Oregonian, 2/19/2015) Economists: Oregon should expect a tax kicker this year (Statesman Journal, 2/20/2015) Oregon forecasts almost $350 million in state income tax rebates (Register Guard, […]

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