July 2016 State of Oregon Economic Indicators

The July 2016 State of Oregon Economic Indexes of was released today. Full report is available here. We thank KeyBank for their generous support of this project.


July saw some mixed numbers for the Oregon economy; the overall tenor of the data is consistent an economy in the mature stage of a business cycle. Highlights of this month’s report include:

  • The Oregon measure of economic activity rose to 0.76 from a downwardly adjusted revised June figure of 0.53. The three-month moving average, which smooths month-to-month volatility in the measure was 0.69, where “zero” indicates average growth over the 1990-present period.
  • The manufacturing sector made a neutral contribution to the measure as a gain in the employment

Click here to read more on the Oregon Economic Forum Website

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