Nhi Nguyễn

Nhi Nguyễn

Nhi Nguyễn is a policy analyst with the Oregon Center for Public Policy. In her free time, she hunts for the best Bún bò Huế in Portland, eats a slice or two of durian cake, or pretends to exercise.

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Subsidies to semiconductor companies are ineffective: Invest in the workforce instead

By: and - February 22, 2023

Forests grow best in healthy soil. The same goes for Oregon’s Silicon Forest, the state’s high-tech cluster. Its soil is the infrastructure and skilled workforce that allows the industry to thrive. That is why, in putting together a package of incentives to attract semiconductor manufacturers, the Oregon Legislature should resist calls for direct subsidies to […]