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Falling oil prices gouge state budget deeper

...budget, but 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...
Walker seeks input to balance budget

...will be taking an active role.Pitney said the Friday evening opening session will feature briefings by herself and Gunnar Knapp, director of University of Alaska Anchorage's Institute of Social and Economic Development on the big picture of...
Alaska faces lean budget times as oil prices fall

...deficit alone, estimated at $3.5 billion, is bigger than the entire state general fund budget in 2006, Teal said.Gunnar Knapp, director of the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the University of Alaska Anchorage, said lawmakers don't...
Kings drive news, sockeyes drive inlet economy

...percent of gross earnings in Alaska's fisheries, according to a presentation to the borough by fisheries economist Gunnar Knapp. Sport fishing, by contrast is harder to quantify and economic studies come with questions about methodology. An...
News | Conserving the Kenai King
Borough considers fisheries economic study

...state's king salmon data at a symposium, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly mulled their own perceived lack of data.Gunnar Knapp, an economics professor with the University of Alaska Anchorage, talked to assembly members on Tuesday about the lack...
Commercial fishing group says changes needed to better defend industry

...faces an uncertain future with a glut in farm-raised salmon expected to drive prices down for several years, said Gunnar Knapp, fisheries economist with the University of Alaska. Farm raised salmon accounted for more than half of the 1.8 million...
Slumping dollar helps Alaska exporters the yen and the pound in Britain, the top consumer of Alaska canned red salmon, is good news for Alaska, agreed Gunnar Knapp, an economist at the University of Alaska Anchorage. But he noted that although the yen has shown a dramatic rise...
Commercial fishers find salmon market a challenge

...University of Alaska Anchorage. "Not by a long shot is that the best use of the university's resources," said economist Gunnar Knapp of the Institute of Social and Economic Research. Instead, the Alaska Legislature, the Alaska Board of Fisheries...
ISER celebrates 50 years as Alaska think tank

...such as tourism and seafood, combined. Seafood itself falls under the research department of economics professor Gunnar Knapp. This industry has encountered fierce market competition with farmed sources over the years. Knapp has studied the...
Salmon, merger make news

...them at these disastrously low levels is very scary and tragic and we don't quite know what the cause is,'' said Gunnar Knapp, a fisheries economist with the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Cook...


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