Tourism, quality of life, and the overall “niceness” of Oregon have propped up our state’s economy for a long time.
It won’t work anymore, according to Joel Kotkin.
He writes about the economy for Forbes magazine, and other publications.
In his recent article, called “Oregon Fail”, Kotkin says in a tough economy like this one, “niceness” is not enough.
Joel Kotkin joined Morning Edition host Geoff Norcross to talk about Oregon.