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Falling oil gouges state budget deeper

...Also speaking was Gunnar Knapp, an economist and director of the University of Alaska Institute of Social and Economic Research. In the next few months, Knapp explained, ISER will be conducting a study to determine the effects a state income...
Empire Editorial: Make good on UA system's strengths

...would mean a focus on mining and engineering. At Anchorage, aviation technology and the Institute of Social and Economic Research will take priority.What will this mean for Juneau?Johnsen pointed to the University of Alaska Southeast teacher...
My Turn: Juneau's boneless chicken ranch caucus

...House to spend in 2016, down from $6.2B spent last year). The University of Alaska Institute for Social and Economic Research think tank has calculated that Alaska can spend $4.5B per year indefinitely without instituting any new taxes...
My Turn: Governor's tax credit veto is churlish conversation starter

...Permanent Fund, and combine state assets into the endowment model being proposed by the Institute of Social and Economic Research. Do that this summer, while there is still time, and work with the Legislature to find further efficiencies in...
University of Alaska's presumptive president visits Juneau for question session

...University of Alaska Fairbanks research facilities and the University of Alaska Anchorage's Institute of Social and Economic Research."Let's have a really damn good one there," Johnsen said. "Can we afford two or three ISERs?"At the lower...
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My Turn: Solving Alaska's budget problem

...more than 88,000 people in the last decade.According to Gunnar Knapp, director of the Institute for Social and Economic Research, "Adjusted for population growth, agency spending per Alaskan did not grow dramatically from 2006 to 2015. After...
Bill seeking new Native corporations in Congress

...other than congressional intent, according to a report by the University of Alaska's Institute of Social and Economic Research.The inclusion of the communities is opposed by federal officials who say doing so would allow others to follow...
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: Funding early childhood education is like putting oil in our pipeline

...future by choosing not to add funds back into Alaska's budget to fund pre-K education for youngsters. A wealth of economic research shows that smart investments in early childhood education fight poverty by delivering strong academic, social and...
Charting Southeast's economy through 2020

...Community and Economic Development. Then, Professor of Economic Research Steve Colt with the University of Alaska Anchorage Institute of Social and Economic Research will speak about the fiscal and economic effects...
My Turn: Time to complete Governor Hammond's vision

...But in a recent piece Dr. Scott Goldsmith of the University of Alaska - Anchorage's Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) calculated that - after preserving both the dividend and inflation-proofing - the state could sustain...


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