|Economic disparity between Portland, rest of Oregon is large||| Print ||
|Friday, April 13, 2012|
The contrast in job losses between Portland and the rest of Oregon is much deeper than the differences between Seattle and the rest of Washington, according to a new chart from the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis.
The Portland and Seattle regions have generally mirrored each other in the size of their big job losses in the first two years of the downturn and their slow recovery since. And the rest of Washington actually had a smaller dip and is now near the same point in recovery as the Northwest's two big metropolitan regions.
Economist Josh Lehner says three big reasons why non-Seattle Washington is doing better than "the other Oregon" come down to Hanford, housing and agriculture.
Read more at OregonLive.com.
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