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My Turn: Treadwell's national sales tax pitch wrong for Alaska

...adding over $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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-29/my-turn-treadwells-national-sales-tax
Opinion
Oil is critical to Alaska's economy

...It's not so 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...

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

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-23/my-turn-2b-giveaway-sound-bite-danger
Opinion
Analysis: SB21 working as hoped

...claims by 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-05/analysis-sb21-working-hoped
State
My Turn: Economic research shows Alaska is better off under new oil tax

...and analysis 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-05/my-turn-economic-research-shows-alask
Opinion
My Turn: Promises, promises

...here. 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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-18/my-turn-promises-promises
Opinion
Record pink harvest creating market glut

...pink salmon is canned. Some are frozen and shipped overseas for additional processing. The primary markets overseas are Pacific Rim nations such as China, Vietnam, and Thailand, according to the Institute of Social and Economic Research.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-26/record-pink-harvest-creating-market-glu
State
My Turn: Morning in Alaska

...Alaska." In fact, according to a study published earlier this year by the University of Alaska ? Anchorage's Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER), the state's best economic think tank, Alaska's current outlook is pretty glum...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-09-09/my-turn-morning-alaska
Opinion
Study says Pebble Mine would impact Alaska's economy considerably

...million ounces of gold," Goldsmith wrote. Goldsmith is a professor of economics at the University of Alaska's Institute of Social and Economic Research. The economic analysis firm IHS Global Insight completed the study; Alaska-based economic...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-22/study-says-pebble-mine-would-impact-ala
State
Alaska's need to be front and center in national energy production

...the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.The University of Alaska's Institute of Social and Economic Research says production in Alaska's offshore Arctic waters alone could last for 50 years and generate...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-12-11/alaskas-need-be-front-and-center-nati
Opinion

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