State Economist To Speak

State Economist Tom Potiowsky will share his view of Oregon's current economic health Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 7:45 a.m. at the Multnomah Athletic Club in Portland. His presentation is part of the Willamette University/ Oregon Public Broadcasting Business Partners Forum.

Coffee will be served at 7 a.m. and breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. Tickets are $15 per person and $100 for a corporate table of eight.

Reservations must be made by Feb. 15. Call 1-800-551-6794 or email Parent and Alumni Relations at for details.

Potiowsky has served as the state economist since 1999. His office is responsible for developing and disseminating quarterly state economic and demographic forecasts and estimating General Fund revenue for the state. The forecasts are used to develop both the Governor's budget and the budget approved by the legislature.

He is on indefinite leave from Portland State University where he served as professor and chair of the economics department.