Refine Search

Searching for a light: The case for economic optimism as Alaska enters recession

...of all types, but so great is the oil industry's impact that Institute of Social and Economic Research economist Scott Goldsmith said in 2012 that 31 percent of all the state's resident jobs can be traced back to petroleum spending.In the...
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: 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...
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...
State | SB21
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...
My Turn: Facts and rhetoric on oil tax reform earn reasonable tax breaks. Letting them spend Alaska tax breaks Outside is one reason for this decline.And Scott Goldsmith's report? It concedes SB21 would have reduced Alaska revenue by over $1 billion per year. If it were in place at...
My Turn: Economic research shows Alaska is better off under new oil tax

...almost four decades, Alaska's business community - including those of us at Northrim Bank - have relied on economist Scott Goldsmith for his expertise and analysis of the health of the state's economy. Scott is now professor emeritus at the University...
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...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback