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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...
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: 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...
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: Urgent need for a sustainable budget

...referred to work on the subject by Scott Goldsmith of the University of Alaska-Anchorage's Institute of Social and Economic Research.According to Goldsmith, a sustainable budget is a spending level which, if implemented today, can be maintained...
Commerce commissioner to live in Juneau

...Susan Bell made almost $160,000 in 2014.It's not just a question of keeping large salaries in town, local economic research firm Rain Coast Data Director Meilani Schijvens said. Where high-level state jobs go, other state jobs follow...
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...
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...


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