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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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-29/my-turn-treadwells-national-sales-tax
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-10/big-oil-almost-erases-decline-fy-2014
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-13/slack-tide-juneau
Neighbors
Oil is critical to Alaska's economy

...Without oil, Alaska would look very different. According to the University of Alaska Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER), an Alaska sans petroleum would be about half the size it is today - and totally dominated by the federal...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-19/oil-critical-alaskas-economy
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-07-04/us-hiring-surges-unemployment-dips
Not For Web
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-23/my-turn-2b-giveaway-sound-bite-danger
Opinion
My Turn: Economic research shows Alaska is better off under new oil tax

...health of the state's economy. Scott is now professor emeritus at the University of Alaska Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER), where he's worked for the past 39 years, concentrating on the particular fiscal problems of an economy...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-05/my-turn-economic-research-shows-alask
Opinion
Analysis: SB21 working as hoped

...new oil tax system has already failed. The report, by economist Scott Goldsmith of the Institute of Social and Economic Research at UAA, attributes only 4 percent of the state's decline in revenue to the new oil tax structure.Anchorage Republican...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-05/analysis-sb21-working-hoped
State
My Turn: Promises, promises

...is a loss. Second, Dr. Goldsmith, an economist with the University of Alaska Anchorage Institute of Social and Economic Research, correctly states the other revenue losses (96 percent) were due falling oil prices and production that would...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-18/my-turn-promises-promises
Opinion
My Turn: Real facts on oil tax reform

...Senate debate when he said, "Everyone is entitled to his own opinion but not to his own facts." Thanks to the economic research and analysis by Dr. Scott Goldsmith, Professor Emeritus Economics UAA, we can now look at real facts in the ongoing...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-12/real-facts-oil-tax-reform
Opinion

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