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Economist discusses impact of electric vehicle industry

Economist Tom Potiowsky will present a new report on the economic impact of Oregon’s electric vehicle industry, at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5. The event is cosponsored by the Drive Oregon trade group, the Portland Development Commission and the Northwest Economic Research Center, which authored the study.

The event takes place at Kell’s Irish Pub, 112 S.W. Second Ave. in Portland.

Potiowsky is the director of the Northwest Economic Research Center and the former state economist.