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Falling oil prices gouge state budget deeper

...our situation is such that it warrants early and often communications," Pitney said.Also speaking was Gunnar Knapp, an economist and director of the University of Alaska Institute of Social and Economic Research. In the next few months, Knapp explained...

...attention of CDC, which was recruiting economists to develop numbers for policy discussions...helped establish a corps of dozens of economists at the CDC who performed such tasks...officials went to Congress for funding. The economists also were the ones who ended up doing...
Op-ed: Debates vs. debates

...presidents beyond these political fashion shows. This will help us avoid buyer's remorse, like the kind highlighted in a 2014 Economist/ poll that found that only 79 percent of Obama voters would vote for him again, if given the chance.A good...
Bristol Bay sockeye run well beow forecast

...will likely be seeing something less than 20 million fish."We were really hoping to see much bigger numbers there," said economist Andy Wink, who studies fisheries economics for the firm McDowell Group. "This was kind of the risk this year for fishermen...
Op-ed: Hillary against the Uber economy

...entrepreneurs. But obviously something is drawing workers to this kind of work.In a study for Uber, Princeton University economist Alan Krueger found "drivers who partner with Uber appear to be attracted to the platform in large part because of the flexibility...
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...

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...
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...
Op-ed: The O'Malley Factor

...Neighborhood Indicators Alliance.Poverty and unemployment remain high in Baltimore. A survey released in April by two Harvard economists ranked the city at the bottom among the country's 100 largest cities as the jurisdiction least likely to allow children...
Op-ed: The falso god of politics

...1994 "Contract with America." De Blasio's proposal, though, might be likened to a contract hit on America.As The Economist noted, de Blasio's plan is "short on detail (such as how to pay for anything), but big on vision, it calls for raising...


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