Value of Jobs Report Reveals Economic Strengths, Concerns

Published Thursday, February 1, 2018

Portland continues to show economic strength, with jobs increasing, household incomes growing and the workforce becoming more educated. But quality of life concerns, including homelessness and housing, are rising, according to the latest Value of Jobs report. The periodic economic checkup is produced by ECONorthwest for the Portland Business Alliance. Oregon must stabilize its fiscal foundation to maintain its economic growth and to address the concerns raised in the report. To read the Value of Jobs report, click here.