Oregon seems to take longer to emerge from recessions than the rest of the country.
And Medford seems to take longer than other Oregon metro areas.
While the Medford area showed strong growth until the recession, a recent report shows it still struggling to get back to that success.
University of Oregon economist and report author Tim Duy joins us with analysis.
And based on the figures, it appears the Medford area's reliance on newcomers to the area buying houses cost it dearly during the recession, and even now.