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McDowell Group Hires Robinson as senior economist

JUNEAU - McDowell Group recently hired former State Labor Economist Dan Robinson as senior economist in its Juneau office. "Dan's extensive knowledge of the Alaska economy and his research and writing skills are an excellent...
Economist predicts Juneau to avoid major unemployment

During a recent visit to Juneau, Ameriprise Senior Economist Russell Price sat down for an interview with the...Prior to joining Ameriprise Financial, Price was the senior economist for H&R Block Financial Advisors for seven years...
Flipping Douglas Island

...that are typically surrounded by national forests over which we have relatively little control," Jim Calvin, the senior economist analyst for the Juneau-based research and consulting firm McDowell Group, said in a recent interview.The McDowell...
Budget officials grilled on 10-year plan

...with the billions of dollars in increased costs the Legislature is anticipating or discussing.John Boucher, a senior economist with the Office of Management and Budget, said it's challenging to look out five years and project what Medicaid...
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Exploring the 'what ifs' of SB 21, ACES

...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 last January that...
Economic rebound predicted this year

...quarter, at the latest," said Jonathan King, senior economist at Northern Economics, speaking to a packed house...discussion. King was joined by Gary Schlossberg, a senior economist at Wells Capital Management, in predicting a strengthening...
Alaskans receive among highest federal paybacks

...New Jersey gets the lowest return on its federal taxes, at 62 cents per dollar. Scott Moody, the foundation's senior economist, said Alaska ranks near the list's top because of a proportionately large number of federal employees and an unusually...
Alaska economic outlook good for 2012

...communities and jobs," according to an Alaska World Trade Center announcement. Jonathan King, the principal and senior economist from Northern Economics reported on the Alaska's major industries and industry contribution to the state's economy...
Retailers report best sales growth since March

...conditions and the overall economy."This is bit of a head scratcher," said Mark Vitner, a Wells Fargo Securities senior economist. "This runs counter to most of the other data related to the consumer."But Roxane Battle Morrison, 50, said...
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Debt deal or not, weak economy is likely to suffer

...growth and damage the already feeble recovery, at least in the short term. "Pick your poison," says Ben Herzon, senior economist at Macroeconomic Advisers, an economic forecasting firm. Macroeconomic Advisers studied the impact of the $2...


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