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My Turn: Time to complete Governor Hammond's vision

...additional reductions in spending are required in order for Alaska to live within its means.But in a recent piece Dr. Scott Goldsmith of the University of Alaska - Anchorage's Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) calculated that - after...
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...
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: 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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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...
Alaska economist: Cut state spending by $1.5B

...a University of Alaska Anchorage economist said Monday in a forum hosted by the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce.Scott Goldsmith said Alaska's savings will disappear if spending continues at the current rate. He and Brad Keithley, an oil and...


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