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Fishing industry in crisis

...profitability. "In effect, we give away our most important competitive advantage," said University of Alaska Anchorage economist Gunnar Knapp. So far, though, there's no plan for solving the fishing crisis. Suggestions include tariffs...
Anchorage economy better than forecasted

...segments of Alaska's economy, will lead the way, adding about 1,000 jobs this year, University of Alaska Anchorage economist Scott Goldsmith said Wednesday. The AEDC's economic forecast is based on Goldsmith's research. So far, Goldsmith...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...largest single dividend ever paid by a regional Alaska Native corporation. Steve Colt, a University of Alaska Anchorage economist who has studied Native corporations, said one other Native company earned almost $100 million in 1994 but none...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...more like 14,203 jobs created. That's a bit of a stretch, according to Steve Colt, a University of Alaska Anchorage economist who's a specialist in Native corporations. "A lot of what they do is basic economic activity that would probably...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Analyst, an international publication. He and Anchorage economist Gunnar Knapp said Alaska's fisheries would be...salmon that also drive up fishermen's costs, said Anchorage economist Knapp. ``Our goal in Alaska has never been to...
UAA economist gives take on oil influence

Oil will continue to be the lifeblood of the state's economy, said a University of Alaska Anchorage economist who flew to Juneau to explain those views and how to keep that oil flowing. Scott Goldsmith of the Institute of Social and Economic...
Economists: Alaska risks recession

ANCHORAGE - Economists say Alaska is facing a recession, even if proposed solutions to the state's chronic budget problems are put in place. Budget...
Commerce official: Alaska may be able to block fish farms

...imports, whether shrimp from Southeast Asia or salmon from Chile and Norway. Gunnar Knapp, a University of Alaska Anchorage economist and an authority on world salmon markets, said aquaculture is underpinning a healthy-diet protein revolution...
University of Alaska Anchorage economist says Alaska faces challenges in transition to 'post-Prudhoe' economy

ANCHORAGE - Alaska over the next decade will move to a "post-Prudhoe economy," according to a new University of Alaska Anchorage report, but is in danger of not preparing because of the continued high price of oil.
Chugach: School of hard knocks

...reached $85.3 million. Anchorage and Japan were the main markets for Chugach lumber, said University of Alaska Anchorage economist Matt Berman. A recession killed Anchorage demand and high manufacturing costs in Alaska meant the mill's products...


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