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Rich Lowry: The equal-pay canard

...devote more time to caring for children than do men. Harvard economist Claudia Goldin points out that the earnings of women without...about the reliability of the pay-gap number, White House economist Betsey Stevenson confessed: "I agree that the 77 cents on...
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 (
Opinion come in on the sloppy side, but I don't see a correction beyond eight percent," says Peter Cardillo, chief market economist at Rockwell Global Capital.IPO STAR: Zoe's Kitchen, a restaurant chain, soared 67 percent in its trading debut. The...
Panel proposes more school money, pension option

...teachers' retirement systems, the state has an unfunded pension obligation of about $12 billion.John Boucher, a senior economist with Parnell's Office of Management and Budget, said in an interview that it was hard to gauge the potential budgetary...
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...
Low-wage jobs unexpectedly a way of life for many

...according to research by Henry Siu, an economist at the University of British Columbia, and Duke University economist Nir Jaimovich.That leaves many workers...analyzed by John Schmitt, a senior economist at the progressive Center for Economic...
Alaska adds jobs in 2013, expects growth in 2014

...opportunity for Alaskans. As we look ahead to 2014, our economists forecast Alaska adding 1,500 jobs - 2,400 new private...were later revised to show growth of 3,100 jobs.State economists, who work closely with the BLS to produce jobs numbers and...
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...
Budget officials grilled on 10-year plan

...reality with the billions of dollars in increased costs the Legislature is anticipating or discussing.John Boucher, a senior economist with the Office of Management and Budget, said it's challenging to look out five years and project what Medicaid will cost...
Energy industry projects expected to bring economic boom to area

...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 for the area for 2014...


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