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Letter: With competitive capitalism, freedom abounds

Milton Freidman was a conservative who loved freedom. He was the greatest economist of his generation. He once explained capitalism does not establish freedom but "competitive capitalism" does. Nothing will...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-09-11/letter-with-competitive-c
Letters

...rural areas with high costs of living and limited job opportunities, the dividend can be an important part of their income, economists say.In 2013, when the dividend was $900, it accounted for as much as 3.6 percent of the per-capita income in western...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/becky-bohrer/2015-11-12
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2013-02-28/economists-forecast-fair-outlook-f
Trends
ConocoPhillips to cut 10 percent of workforce

...in recent days. Prices are edging up again but the outlook is for depressed prices to remain for a period of time, most economists say. In its second quarter results released Aug. 4, ConocoPhillips posted a loss of $179 million compared to a profit...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-03/conoco-to-cut-10-percent-of-workforc
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Op-ed: Bernie's foolish crush on Sweden

...instituted a scheme to confiscate corporate profits and hand them over to labor unions. The idea was, in the words of a Swedish economist, to have "a market economy without individual capitalists and entrepreneurs."This was about as logical as it sounded...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-10-21/op-ed-bernies-foolish-crush-on-sw
Opinion
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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-25/falling-oil-prices-gouge-state-budge
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Confluence of factors cause disconnect in salmon pricing

...the retail level."Prices may be lower, but the volume of pink and sockeye will likely increase," wrote McDowell Group economist Andy Wink in an email to the Journal in April. "Even if fishermen do not make much, if any, lower prices driven by supply...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-05/confluence-of-factors-cause-disconne
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What others say: We say 'No' to Obama's 'Cadillax tax'

...legislation will roll out in 2018 in its current form given the bipartisan opposition in Congress. However, reports say economists and policy analysts from universities and research institutes stand in support of the tax, saying it "creates cost-effective...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-10-25/what-others-say-we-say-no-to-obam
Opinion
Letters to the editor

...a bit more considerate. Mathew CannavaSoldotnaMilton Freidman was a conservative who loved freedom. He was the greatest economist of his generation. He once explained capitalism does not establish freedom but "competitive capitalism" does. Nothing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-09-10/letters-to-the-editor
Opinion
Alaska poverty rate jumps to 11.2 percent in 2014

...to 9.9 percent in 2013. Yet the raw data from the census may not be the whole truth, according to Caroline Schultz, an economist in the Alaska Department of Labor's Research and Analysis section. Statewide poverty in Alaska is a different picture than...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-21/alaska-poverty-rate-jumps-to-112-in-
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