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Borough economy has pros; cons

...economy, with regards to job growth, wages and housing, has both positive and negative aspects, according to the state economist Alyssa Rodrigues.Speaking at the Industry Outlook Forum at the Old Carrs Mall, Rodrigues said that the borough has fared...
Oil on wild ride; how will it end?

...from $32 to $108 by December."There are many more laps to come on this roller coaster," said Judith Dwarkin, chief economist at ITG Investment Research.As oil bounces up and down, so will the price of gasoline, diesel and other fuels. Almost...
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...Hilcorp, Bruce Webb with Furie, John Hendrix with Apache, J. Benjamin Johnson with BlueCrest Energy, State of Alaska Economist Alyssa Rodrigues, and Senator Peter Micciche. Our Generous Sponsors this year: Hilcorp, Conam, Airport Equipment Rentals...
Alaska faces lean budget times as oil prices fall

...mid-1988. The trans-Alaska pipeline system was just 10 years old in 1987.Caroline Schultz, a state labor department economist, doesn't expect a repeat with the current price drop. The economy is more mature today and diversified, with residents...

NEW YORK - When it comes to pregnancy and childrearing, behavioral economist Isabel V. Sawhill sees a cultural divide between the planners and the drifters.The senior fellow at the Brookings Institution...
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...
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 (
Rich Lowry: Thank you, Jonathan Gruber

...The epic search of the Greek philosopher Diogenes for an honest man is finally over. His name is Jonathan Gruber, an MIT economist once known as an intellectual architect of Obamacare, although his status is being rapidly downgraded by the law's supporters...
Cal Thomas: Who are you calling stupid?

...Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) thinks about you.Jonathan Gruber is a Massachusetts Institute of Technology health economist who helped craft Obamacare. In a rare moment of unvarnished candor, Gruber told an audience last year at the University...
What others say: Russia a nation in decline something for which he is to blame, however."It is a completely new reality for him," said Sergei M. Guriev, an economist who chose exile last year."Whenever Russia wanted the oil price to go up, it has gone up," Guriev said. "He has always...


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