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My Turn: Urgent need for a sustainable budget

...campaign what they meant by sustainable budgets, most candidates, including 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...
Analysis: SB21 working as hoped

...results for Alaskans, amid 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...
My Turn: $2B 'giveaway' sound bite is dangerous distraction

...Social and Economic Research (ISER). In May, ISER published the report funded by Northrim Bank and written by Dr. Scott Goldsmith entitled, "Alaska's Oil Production Tax: Comparing the Old and the New," which has been placed in the center...
My Turn: SB21 makes Alaskans 'junior partners'

...future fields pay us a negative or near-zero value for Alaska's oil under SB21's production tax. That's in the Scott Goldsmith report, and that part has been hidden in TV ads for too long.Just in case the high-priced oil company ad folks...
My Turn: Promises, promises

...Concerning SB21, the oil industry is the beneficiary and who pays is the owner state.Promoters of SB21 will hype Dr. Scott Goldsmith's analysis because it shows only a 4 percent loss in oil revenues due to SB21. There are two points to be made...
My Turn: Gov. Parnell should seek long-term oil production increases

...administration's analysis that SB21 would have resulted in Alaska collecting $8.5 billion less than ACES. Nonetheless Dr. Scott Goldsmith concluded SB21 will generate roughly equal state revenues as ACES going forward.I do not agree with much of Dr...
Letter: Setting the record straight on SB 21

...during ACES) to require Exxon to start producing this lease that it had illegally refused to develop for 30 years. Scott Goldsmith, hired by Vote No folks, admits SB 21 gets Alaska near zero or negative production tax value for all post-2003...
Exploring the 'what ifs' of SB 21, ACES already running $1 billion-plus deficits.In a yearly analysis of state budget and revenue trends, Prof. Scott Goldsmith, senior economist at the University of Alaska Anchorage's Institute of Social and Economic Research, predicted...
Juneau questions SB21 experts

...35 percent after listing a series of exceptions to that rule, but Gara points to an oft-cited report from May by Scott Goldsmith that includes a chart that indicates the "effective tax rates" only hit 35 percent when oil approaches the $160...
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Alaska Editorial: What's the revenue on a barrel of nothing?

...people have also begun to shift their tune about the "$2 billion giveaway" since University of Alaska economist Scott Goldsmith released a report that showed ACES and SB 21 bring in roughly the same revenue for the current fiscal year and Alaska...


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