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My Turn: How to spend money to save money

...The reason I am doing that is simple.Two years ago the University of Alaska-Anchorage Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER), the state's best economic think tank, said this about Alaska's direction: "Right now, the state...
Fairbanks among costliest cities to raise a child

...ranked 22nd with a cost of $311,524. Other Alaska cities were not included, because the Council for Community and Economic Research's cost of living index, which NerdWallet used to make the adjustment, did not include them.Raising a child...
Exploring the 'what ifs' of SB 21, ACES

...University of Alaska's Institute of Social and Economic Research.However, these estimates do not reflect the revenue...University of Alaska Anchorage's Institute of Social and Economic Research, predicted last January that if the 6 percent decline...
Big Oil almost erases decline for FY 2014

...the oil production.Tichotsky said state economists Loren Crawford and Tim Harper, in the Revenue Department's Economic Research Group, compiled the production numbers.A number of new oil development projects have been announced for the North...
US hiring surges as unemployment dips

...Brothers."Since February, this has now become a textbook jobs expansion," said Patrick O'Keefe, director of economic research at the consultancy CohnReznick. "It is both broad and accelerating."Economists say the steady U.S. job gains...
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Slack Tide: Juneau is ...

...5 Foot-long" costs $8....according to a 2012 Cost of Living Index from the Council for Community and Economic Research, the 10th most expensive city in the U.S.-hence the $8 "$5 Foot-long."...still almost 20 percent...
My Turn: Treadwell's national sales tax pitch wrong for Alaska

...price of doctor's visits and hospital visits by $3,000. In fact, according to Alaska Institute of Social and Economic Research data, a 30 percent tax on health care would increase Alaskans' out-of-pocket health costs by $163 million...
The history of oil wealth

...for "new" fields, according to a publication of the University of Alaska Anchorage's Institute of Social and Economic Research, "Comparing Alaska's Oil Production Taxes: Incentives and Assumptions" by Matthew Berman.MAPA was presented...
My Turn: $2B 'giveaway' sound bite is dangerous distraction

Over the years, I've read many of the reports written for the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER). In May, ISER published the report funded by Northrim Bank and written by Dr. Scott Goldsmith entitled, "Alaska's...
New managers join Wells Fargo

...downtown Juneau. Campbell comes with a wide range of experience as a loan officer for agricultural credit services, an economic research analyst and an economic development advisor for the state of Alaska. He has a bachelor's degree in economics from...


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