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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: Economic research shows Alaska is better off under new oil tax 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...
Analysis: SB21 working as hoped 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...
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...
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...
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...


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