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What others say: A booming economy can solve many problems

...first-quarter 2.9 percent decline in gross domestic product is increasingly looking like a weather-related anomaly. Economists polled by the British newspaper The Guardian seemed to agree that the world's largest economy is in good shape with strong...
What others say: Old enough to know better, do better

...need to grow up, but as a society we tend to prolong adolescence to the point of arrested development.According to Pew economist Richard Fry, about 41 percent of those between the ages of 18-24 either lived at home or with a family member in 2012...
ISER backs Revenue on tax impact

Scott Goldsmith, the University of Alaska's venerated senior economist, has stepped into the political snake pit of the oil tax repeal debate.Goldsmith is well-known for his study of Alaska fiscal...
What others say: What's the revenue on a barrel of nothing?

...deficit.These same people have also begun to shift their tune about the "$2 billion giveaway" since University of Alaska economist Scott Goldsmith released a report that showed ACES and SB 21 bring in roughly the same revenue for the current fiscal year...
Kenai Peninsula economic outlook slowed, but steady

While job growth has risen steadily 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...
Cal Thomas: The ABC's of school choice

When people speak of a legacy, they usually mean something other than what the late economist Milton Friedman and his wife, Rose, left behind, namely the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice (
Economists forecast fair outlook for state and nation

Economists predicted slow and steady growth for...Pat Burden, president and principle economist of Anchorage-based Northern Economics...Schlossberg, who is vice president and senior economist for Wells Capital Management. "We are...
Foreign aid to North Korea drops, food security drops

...with ambivalence. "Our system is an independent national economy, applying the requirements of the Juche Idea," said economist Kim Ung Ho of the Economic Institute of the North Korean Academy of Social Sciences, referring to the North's often-stated...
Economy recovery out of reach

...only slightly better.The economists think the U.S. economy...said Susan Sterne, an economist at Economic Analysis Associates...private, corporate and academic economists on a range of issues. Among...said Jerry Webman, chief economist at OppenheimerFunds. Investors...
Long government shutdown could affect Alaska economy

...third highest proportion of federal workers, but a state economist says it's difficult to tell whether a partial government...longer the shutdown continues, state Department of Labor economist Neil Fried said."There's no doubt that it's having...


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