Posted by: Josh Lehner | January 28, 2016

REPORT: STEM+ Trends in Oregon

Migration is fundamental to Oregon’s economy and is woven into the fabric of our state. Our office’s new report focuses on net migration among young college graduates and the types of degrees they hold.


Download the files here:

Report: Oregon STEM+ Report

Slides: Oregon STEM+ Slides



  1. […] people go to retire? Maybe not.A new study of migrants moving into Oregon from other states shows an unusually high number of them are young and that they tend to be well educated, especially in technical fields. That runs against the […]

  2. […] week our office issued a new research report on migration into Oregon among young college graduates.  These trends matters for a regional economy for at least two key […]

  3. […] These so-called root-setting years are very important for longer-run economic growth. As our office’s report details, many, and usually most of these young migrants have college degrees. In fact a majority have […]

  4. […] job, generally earn less money because they are still early in their careers. This is true even as young migrants have higher levels of educational attainment. And this is true among young California and Washington transplants as […]

  5. […] ability to attract and retain young, skilled workers is a huge advantage. We have even seen a shift toward more young migrants to Oregon with scientific, technical and medical degrees than has traditionally been the […]

  6. […] and many more that involve data, analysis, and the like. However, as I am updating some data on young college migrants, I thought I should look at those with an actual degree in economics. What the latest ACS data […]

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