Economy Stuck In Rural Oregon

Jan 6, 2015

A road in rural Klamath County.
Credit Gary Halvorson/Oregon State Archives

Oregon's economy took a long time to recover from recession, but total employment numbers are now roughly back to where they were pre-recession. 

But not everywhere. 

Rural Oregon, often timber-and-resource dependent, is still stuck in a number of ways. 

State Economist Mark McMullen joins us to tease out the figures and stories of the slow emergence from recession in the countryside.