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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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...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...

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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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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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As crude prices rise, so do prices at Peninsula pumps

...also means higher taxes to state government, but the benefit of that is not as immediate to the average household." Alyssa Shanks, a state-wide economist for the Alaska Department of Labor in Anchorage, said people rarely see the positive future...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/031311/new_799086396.shtml
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Census shows borough growing, aging

...in the borough. That statistic jumped by 2,627 residents - from 3,649 residents in 2000 to 6,276 last year.Alyssa Shanks, an economist with the Alaska Department of Labor, said the Kenai Peninsula Borough has had a higher median age for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-07-06/census-shows-borough-growing-aging
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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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'Mixed bag for our businesses' : In-state tourists travel on budget, visitors up overall on Kenai Peninsula

...town from her eatery's spot at the corner of the Sterling Highway and Kalifornsky Beach Road, too. State-cations Alyssa Shanks, an economist with the state Department of Labor, confirmed this trend felt by businesses that mainly rely on out-of-state...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/081510/new_695537817.shtml
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