News and Announcements
Researchers in ISER’s Center for Behavioral Health Research and Services (CBHRS) conducted interviews with individuals who use heroin to explore ways individuals began opioid use and how their use progressed over time. Their report found that few participants began use with heroin but transitioned to heroin due to increased cost and reduced availability of prescription opioids. […]
Alaska economists Neal Fried, Scott Goldsmith, and Mouhcine Guettabi presented their economic forecasts for 2019 at a panel discussion on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at UAA. Their presentations are available for download. A video of the presentation will be available soon and posted on the ISER website. Check back or sign up to have the video and future ISER updates emailed to you.
Since the start of the most recent recession, driven by the decline in oil prices and consequent contraction of government and private sector spending, the state has lost upwards of 13,000 jobs. But these losses have not been felt equally. ISER’s Mouhcine Guettabi uses employment data between June 2015 and June 2018, to show how each of Alaska’s 19 boroughs and 10 census areas have fared in this recent report.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
12 noon – 1p.m.
UAA/APU Consortium Library, Lew Haines Conference Room 307
Alaska economists discuss where our economy is headed and the opportunities and risks on the horizon. Bring your questions.
ISER Contact: Pam Cravez, Communications Director, 907-786-5425, firstname.lastname@example.org
For more than 30 years Linda Leask edited, researched, and developed hundreds of ISER publications. At UAA’s Fall Commencement next weekend, she will be honored with staff emerita status in recognition of her outstanding service to the university and ISER.