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Oil, gas employment hits low

...2002, according to a report by state Department of Labor and Workforce Development economists Neal Fried and Brigitta Windisch-Cole. These jobs include oil and gas extraction, drilling, and support activities for operators. It does not include...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092403/sta_employment.shtml
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Change may hit Fairbanks hard

...added up. The borough has a population of 85,000. "That's almost a near-closure of that base," said Brigitta Windisch-Cole, a state Department of Labor economist. "That would have a significant impact." The impact could be offset...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051505/sta_20050515003.shtml
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Alaskans' 2004 income up 3.7 percent from '03

...34,085. The national average is $32,937. "That means we have a larger economy," department economist Brigitta Windisch-Cole said. Alaska ranks 16th in the nation for per capita income, with Connecticut the highest at $45,506 and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110905/sta_20051109011.shtml
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Deployment of troops begins to affect Fairbanks economy

...largest out of Alaska since the Vietnam War and some military families are also leaving. State labor economist Brigitta Windisch-Cole said the deployment will have an effect on retailers and restaurants. "But we can't quantify how big that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082905/sta_20050829011.shtml
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City rental housing tight

...Shaffer's troubles are shared by many Juneau residents. According to an article by Labor Economists Neal Fried and Brigitta Windisch-Cole in the June 2001 issue of Alaska Economic Trends, in 2000 a two-bedroom apartment in Juneau cost $950 a month...

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Survey: Juneau's expensive

...much of the rest of the country, but the gap is gradually narrowing, the report said. Department economist Brigitta Windisch-Cole said that could be better for some residents wanting the same products and services available in the Lower 48...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072006/loc_20060720007.shtml
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Army to send more troops, copters to Wainwright

...married and that 400 dependents will move to Fairbanks with them. "It's a positive thing for Fairbanks," said Brigitta Windisch-Cole, another state labor economist. "Families need more services from the community." McLendon said the push...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110205/sta_20051102011.shtml
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Big fire season brings cash, better habitat

...to forest health, they have become a mainstay of the economic health of many rural Alaska communities, said Brigitta Windisch-Cole, an economist with the Alaska Department of Labor. "For many, it often represents the only job opportunity...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090802/sta_fireseason.shtml
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State: Rural schools lose hundreds

...Advocacy. Lower school counts do not necessarily mean that people are leaving any one area for another, said Brigitta Windisch-Cole, a research analyst. For example, part of the reason enrollment is falling could be due to the fact that couples...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120408/reg_363531448.shtml
Economists: Alaska still top fishing state

...2006 and 2007 brought record harvest values: $1.3 billion and $1.5 billion, said state labor economists Brigitta Windisch-Cole and Josh Warren. The value of Alaska's 2007 harvest was 3.6 times the value of Massachusetts' harvest...

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