The Pacific Northwest Regional Economic Conference is a non-profit organization established to promote research and education on the economy of the Northwest states and western Canada. The objectives of the Conference are:
- To present a program of professional papers, panels and symposia that relate to regional economics.
- To enable distinguished regional scientists and policy analysts from elsewhere to play a featured role at the Conference.
- To provide a forum for those from academia, business, and government to meet and interact professionally.
The Pacific Northwest Regional Economic Conference: 46 Years and Counting
The three links below provide an overview of the past, present, and future of PNREC. The material in these links was written by Gus Mattersdorff and Chris Lawless. Gus Mattersdorff, who passed away in 2012, was a past-executive secretary and director of PNREC and professor emeritus of economics, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon. Chris Lawless is a current PNREC director and secretary, CABE director and past-president and chief economist, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation, Victoria, BC.