Posts Tagged ‘Economic Impact’

OSU’s Impact on Oregon’s Economy is Growing

Friday, November 7th, 2008

I’ve written before about OSU’s economic impact on the State of Oregon. Research universities like OSU have a tremendous impact on state economies not only due to the immediate revenue that research creates but also because the innovations that spring from research can create whole new industries. See the transparent transistor. Legislators were on campus […]

1.5 BILLION Reasons to Cheer!

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

As an economics junkie I was thrilled to read this recently released study on Oregon State University’s economic footprint. OSU’s economic footprint is around 1.5 billion dollars. This is huge news not only for OSU but for the State of Oregon as well! OSU is the state’s only university designated as having “Very High Research […]

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