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:
The Pacific Northwest Regional Economic Conference: 51 Years and Counting
- 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.
- To introduce and share current regional economic research with students, business and community leaders.
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, Chris Lawless and Patrick Balducci. 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 Vice President, CABE director and past-president and chief economist, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation, Victoria, BC. Patrick Balducci is the current PNREC President and a Chief Economist at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
Washington State University Vancouver is looking for a part-time faculty member who could teach ECON 101: Fundamentals of Microeconomics in Fall 2022 (Aug. 15-Dec. 20) on the Vancouver (WA) campus.
Required qualifications are having a master's or Ph.D. in economics. Please contact Yoshie Sano at Yoshie_sano@wsu.edu if you are interested.
Navigating COVID-19 and Climate Disruption
in the Pacific Northwest
May 23-25, 2022
The final program for the 2022 Pacific Northwest Regional Economic Conference has been posted. We look forward to seeing all our speakers in Hood River, OR May 23-25.
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Call for Abstracts
Please send your paper submissions to Nick Beleiciks at firstname.lastname@example.org by April 4, 2022.
Free webinar from the PNREC
ECONOMIC OUTLOOK: PACIFIC NORTHWEST STATES & PROVINCES
July 30, 2020 2:00pm – 3:00pm (PST)
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