Publications

Oregon's Economic Data
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Business Development Commission

The commission's annual report prepared each December.

2013 Commission Annual Report
2012 Commission Annual Report
2011 Commission Annual Report PDF
2010 Commission Annual Report PDF
2009 Commission Annual Report PDF

2008 Commission Annual Report PDF

Other Reports

2015-2017 Agency Requested Budget (submitted Aug 2014); 5.7MB file PDF

Report on Feasibility of Business Ombudsman (2013) PDF
House Bill 2700 (2011 Legislative Session) directed Business Oregon to explore the feasibility of establishing a Business Ombudsman within state government.

Regulatory Streamlining and Simplification Project (Aug 2012) PDF
A proposal submitted to the Governor; Creating a Roadmap To Improve Regulatory Effectiveness: Enhancing Timeliness, Certainty and Outcomes Without Sacrificing the Values of Oregon

Annual Performance Measures Report (2009) PDF
The agency's annual measure of its performance submitted to the Oregon Progress Board and the Joint Legislative Audit Committee.

Incentive Programs and Funds Report PDF
A report on agency incentive programs and funds prepared for the state Legislature; November 2008.

Innovation

Innovation Plan
The latest Oregon Innovation Council recommendations for public investments to stimulate the state’s economy.
2013-2015 Plan PDF
2011-2013 Plan PDF
2009 Plan PDF

Innovation Index
Economic indicators, methodology and score.
2009 Index
2008 Index PDF; Composition Score Methodology PDF
2007 Index PDF; methodology PDF

2008 Performance Report PDF
This Oregon Innovation Council report includes key milestones, updates and program descriptions.

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Miscellaneous

2011 Report of Government to Government Activities PDF with Oregon's Nine Federally Recognized Tribes

2010 Oregon Main Street Annual Report PDF

2010 Incentives Benchmarking Report PDF
This independent report was conducted by Peake Consulting and Austin Consulting for Business Oregon. The report reviews Oregon's state and local incentive programs for businesses, analyzing how they help attract companies to the state, and comparing not only Oregon incentives to similar programs in other states, but also interstate costs and other factors that shape business location decisions. The report also explores how Oregon's current incentive package could be improved.