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Dr. Guettabi to Participate on Upcoming Alaska Common Ground Panel

Institute of Social and Economic Research Associate Professor of Economics, Dr. Mouhcine Guettabi, is to participate on an upcoming panel to follow up on the forum earlier this year, The Costs of Alaska’s Economic Roller Coaster, which examined and discussed the costs of a start-and-stop economy and […]

2019-12-02T10:39:51-09:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

ISER director discusses Alaska economy, demographics and state budget

Ralph Townsend, ISER director, gave presentations on Alaska’s economy and the state budget (PPTX, 701KB) to the Board of Directors of the Alaska Federation of Natives, CIRI’s Tikahtnu Forum and the Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce in early May. Townsend’s main areas of discussion included employment and the state budget, […]

2019-06-11T13:17:18-08:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Guettabi provides economic outlook at Alaska Economic Summits

There are positive signs that the recession is coming to an end, with a slight growth in jobs during January and February 2019, but the recovery is fragile and will be sensitive to changes in oil prices and budget cuts, Mouhcine Guettabi, associate professor of Economics and ISER […]

2019-04-25T15:19:30-08:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Effect of Alaska Fiscal Options on Children and Families

How might steps Alaska’s state government takes to balance its budget affect Alaska families? Different ways of closing the state’s $3 billion budget gap—the result of lower oil prices and dwindling oil revenues—will have different effects on households with and without children, according to a new report by Matthew Berman […]

2019-05-02T16:31:32-08:00February 21st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |