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My Turn: Urgent need for a sustainable budget

...Walker, 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-03/my-turn-urgent-need-sustainable-budge
Opinion
Exploring the 'what ifs' of SB 21, ACES

...prepared by the University of Alaska's Institute of Social and Economic Research.However, these estimates do not reflect...the University of Alaska Anchorage's Institute of Social and Economic Research, predicted last January that if the 6...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-17/exploring-what-ifs-sb-21-aces
State
Oil is critical to Alaska's economy

...simple for us.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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-19/oil-critical-alaskas-economy
Opinion
My Turn: Economic research shows Alaska is better off under new oil tax

...of the 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...

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

...some that the 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...

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

...First, a loss 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-18/my-turn-promises-promises
Opinion
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: Treadwell's national sales tax pitch wrong for Alaska

...50 to the 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-29/my-turn-treadwells-national-sales-tax
Opinion
The history of oil wealth

...lower tax rates for "new" fields, according to a publication of the University of Alaska Anchorage's Institute of Social and Economic Research, "Comparing Alaska's Oil Production Taxes: Incentives and Assumptions" by Matthew Berman.MAPA...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-15/history-oil-wealth
State
My Turn: How to spend money to save money

...legislative races. 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-22/my-turn
Opinion

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