Stephen Ward

Rural Economic Development

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Economists say that high gas prices triggered housing crisis in 2007

High gas prices were the “trigger” that burst the housing bubble, according to economists from OSU and UC Berkeley

Peg Herring | Apr 5, 2012 | News Story

Farmers' markets growing in popularity but not all succeed

Almost half of all new farmers' markets close within, or after, their first year of operation according to a new study from Oregon State University.

Jul 23, 2007 | News Story

Study examines uneven approaches to Measure 37

Giving a single exemption to one landowner may create ‘monopoly benefits’ that are a result of regulations but not available to other landowners.

Peg Herring | Feb 8, 2007 | News Story

County fairs boost local economies

A new study finds that county fairs generate local dollars and build social capital.

Peg Herring | Aug 8, 2006 | News Story