Pacific Northwest Regional Economics Conference (PNREC)
Dr. Greg Alward, Dr. Phil Watson and Dr. Garth Taylor representing the University of Idaho presented at the 51st annual Pacific Northwest Regional Economics Conference held at the Riverhouse Hotel in Bend, Oregon on May 23-25, 2017.  The Pacific Northwest Regional Economic Conference is a non-profit organization established to promote research and education on the economy of the Northwest states and Western Canada.  The objectives of the Conference were:
  • To present a program of professional papers, panels and symposia that relate to regional economics.
  • To enable distinguished regional scientists and policy analysts from elsewhere to play a featured role at the Conference.
  • To provide a forum for those from academia, business, and government to meet and interact professionally.
  • To introduce and share current regional economic research with students, business and community leaders.