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Falling oil gouges state budget deeper

...budget, but our situation is such that it warrants early and often communications," Pitney said.Also speaking was Gunnar Knapp, an economist and director of the University of Alaska Institute of Social and Economic Research. In the next few...
My Turn: Solving Alaska's budget problem

...this and the fact that Alaska's population has risen by 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...
Gov. Walker seeks input to balance state budget

...will be taking an active role.Pitney said the Friday evening opening session will feature briefings by herself and Gunnar Knapp, director of University of Alaska Anchorage's Institute of Social and Economic Development on the big picture of...
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Melting the Ice Curtain, Pt. 1 of Dutch Harbor, this represents a significant improvement in relations," said University of Alaska professor Gunnar Knapp in 1988. Planning an expeditionOn a cloudy day in February 1989, a dog sled bearing red nylon webbing emblazoned with...
Kings may drive news, but sockeyes drive Inlet economy

...percent of gross earnings in Alaska's fisheries, according to a presentation to the borough by fisheries economist Gunnar Knapp.Sport fishing, by contrast is harder to quantify and economic studies come with questions about methodology. An...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Some of the Wild West ways of our fisheries just are not going to be economically viable,'' said Anchorage economist Gunnar Knapp. ``There's not going to be room for fisheries where one of the games is running over somebody's net.'' The...
Around Town

...Ferry Way. Course is 18 weeks or 450 hours long. Details and to register: 586-5718. Export Council Meeting with Gunnar Knapp, UAA Institute of Social & Economic Research, 8 a.m., Mayor's conference room. Topic: "Fish Farming & the...
Study: Salmon industry needs restructuring

...the harvests," the report said. Former Alaska Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer and University of Alaska Anchorage economist Gunnar Knapp, a world salmon authority, authored the study. Ulmer and Knapp work for UAA's Institute of Social and Economic...
Fishing group wants support

...future with a glut in farm-raised salmon expected to drive down prices for several years, said fisheries economist Gunnar Knapp of the University of Alaska Anchorage. Farm-raised salmon account for more than half of the 1.8 million tons of...
Bering Sea crab quotas bring big job losses

...of jobs plummeted under crab rationalization but the value of a boat's catch skyrocketed. UAA economics professor Gunnar Knapp researched the changes since the fishery rationalized or moved to a quota-based fishery as opposed to the traditional...


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