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Confluence of factors cause disconnect in salmon pricing

...materialized on 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...
Bristol Bay sockeye run well beow forecast

...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."Small runs and unmet forecasts are undoubtedly a bad thing...
What others say: Be kind to new arrivals

...doesn't contribute to Alaska's bottom line in the same manner as oil and gas. According to figures released by the McDowell Group in late 2014, last year 1.93 million visitors - close to three times the state's population - came to see Alaska...
Voices of the Peninsula: Setnet ban initiative is an anti-salmon initiative

...have tracked it.According to an analysis of Alaska's commercial seafood industry conducted by the Alaska-based McDowell Group, sockeye taken in Cook Inlet setnet fisheries generate a big impact in Alaska because the expenditure per fish is...
Future of ammonia tax credit bill uncertain

...deferred state revenue. Supporters of the bill have cited a study prepared for Agrium by research consulting firm McDowell Group, which stated that rehabilitation of the Nikiski plant would create 815 jobs, as well as 140 jobs while the plant...
Exploration off 38%, producing mines strong

...2012.The data was gathered by McDowell Group, a Juneau-based consulting...the Alaska Miners Association.McDowell Group's 2013 figures were released...Denali Borough, according to the McDowell Group data.About $100.2 million...
Record pink harvest creates market glut

...So at this point even despite the heavy catch it looks like it's going OK."Seafood analyst Andy Wink of the McDowell Group, which works with the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, said the current inventory on pinks could last about 2...
Voices of the Peninsula: An open letter to Borough Mayor Dave Carey

...employers on the Peninsula with more than 280 employees. * The economic impact of the college in 2007 as measured by the McDowell Group was: * Total impact = $19 million * Direct spending in the borough = $10.4 million, which resulted in an additional...
Soldotna chamber to move?: City council considers concept for new location

...I think pulling across that traffic is going to be difficult." Market analysis conducted in October 2009 by the McDowell Group confirmed that there is also strong community support for such an undertaking. It isn't yet clear if the 20,000...
Visitor center move would benefit Soldotna

...are no doubt questions about this proposition, and we want to answer some we have heard. Why do this at all? The McDowell Group prepared a feasibility and sustainability study for an enlarged visitor center and a future convention center. The...


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