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
2010 Commission Annual Report
2009 Commission Annual Report
2008 Commission Annual Report
Reports to Legislature
Report on Feasibility of Business Ombudsman (2013)
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)
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)
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
A report on agency incentive programs and funds prepared for the state Legislature; November 2008.
The latest Oregon Innovation Council recommendations for public investments to stimulate the state’s economy.
Economic indicators, methodology and score.
2008 Index ; Composition Score Methodology
2007 Index ; methodology
2008 Performance Report
This Oregon Innovation Council report includes key milestones, updates and program descriptions.
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2011 Report of Government to Government Activities with Oregon's Nine Federally Recognized Tribes
2010 Oregon Main Street Annual Report
2010 Incentives Benchmarking Report
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.