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Kenai Peninsula economic outlook slowed, but steady

...that past few years, a state economist predicts a slight decrease in job growth for the Kenai Peninsula in 2014.Alyssa Shanks, economist for the Alaska Department of Labor presented her projections at a Kenai Chamber of Commerce luncheon on...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-16/kenai-peninsula-economic-outlook-slo
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Energy industry projects expected to bring economic boom to area

...companies are) just spending money to be static. ... There's a vibrancy to it, and you can kind of feel it." Alyssa Shanks, economist with the State of Alaska, has predicted what she calls a "conservative" 2 percent increase of growth...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-16/energy-industry-projects-expected-to
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Business news

...Commerce will meet at noon on Wednesday at the Kenai Visitor Center with a presentation on the regional economy with Alyssa Shanks, state of Alaska economist. RSVP to 283-1991.The Kenai Peninsula Foundation is sponsoring a Grant Proposal Workshop...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-01-08/business-news
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Business news

...Weekly luncheons will resume on Jan. 15 at the Kenai Visitor Center with a presentation on the regional economy with Alyssa Shanks, state of Alaska economist. RSVP to 283-1991.Central Peninsula Hospital recently announced that Steve Huey has...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-01-01/business-news
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CPH moves to issue $43 million in bonds

...services that otherwise would not be accessible to residents," reads a 2011 AMA Trendwatch report. According to Alyssa Shanks, an economic research analyst with the Alaska Department of Labor, health care has been driving the economy on the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-10-19/cph-moves-to-issue-43-million-in-bon
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...a relatively low cost of living and a wide variety of jobs and supporting industries, a state economist contends.Alyssa Shanks, economist for the Alaska Department of Labor in Anchorage, said the diversity of the Peninsula's economy is a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-02-17-3
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Peninsula economy stable, diverse

...a relatively low cost of living and a wide variety of jobs and supporting industries, a state economist contends. Alyssa Shanks, economist for the Alaska Department of Labor in Anchorage, said the diversity of the Peninsula's economy is a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2013-02-28/peninsula-economy-stable-diverse
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Aging but not out

...to 64-year-old residents have joined the work force, according to the March edition of Alaska Economic Trends. Alyssa Shanks, economist for the Alaska Department of Labor in Anchorage, said there are many possible explanations for why more...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-09/aging-but-not-out
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Peninsula economy looking up: Experts see bright spots as business, industry moves forward

...Challenger Learning Center Thursday. "We're doing well and I think we're starting to do better," he said. Alyssa Shanks, a state economist, gave an overview of where the Peninsula is at. Although Alaska has faced some symptoms of America's...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/011411/new_770079719.shtml
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Alaska unemployment rate edges up

...moved from 7.3 percent in May to 7.5 in June, it remained below last June's 7.9 percent.State economist Alyssa Shanks described the monthly change as "statistically insignificant," and noted that May's rate had been revised down...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-07-26/alaska-unemployment-rate-edges-up
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