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Jeff Renfro



Role:   Senior Economist for Northwest Economic Research Center


Education: BS- Santa Clara University, MS- Portland State University


Experience: Jeff has managed economic impact and return on investment studies. He also led and  authored a study on the sources and concentrations of indoor air pollution in Cape Town, South Africa. He specializes in applied econometrics, trade, and applications of geography to economics. Jeff has experience in project managment, multidisciplinary research, environmental economic analysis, and the use of non-traditional data sources.

Interests: Jeff is an avid global traveler and is on the World Affairs Council of Oregon Young Professionals Steering Committee. In his free time he enjoys reading and running, is a committed urban cyclist, and brews beer with his father and brothers.