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  • Loeffler, Bob; Schmidt, Jennifer (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2017-01-01)
    Institute of Social and Economic Research • University of Alaska Anchorage • January 2017 From 2002 until 2013, the Pebble Mineral Exploration Project explored a big deposit of mostly copper, but also gold and molybdenum, ...
  • Goldsmith, Oliver Scott (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2009-05-19)
  • Goldsmith, Oliver Scott (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2012-03)
    Web Note #7 (How Much Should Alaska Save? February 2011) suggested we should think of Alaska’s petroleum wealth as an asset from which we should spend only the earnings—thus preserving that wealth for future generations, ...
  • Goldsmith, Oliver Scott (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2011-06)
    Cash economies in many parts of the Arctic North have long been dominated by resource extraction industries such as petroleum and metal mining. These developments are often short lived, generating cycles of economic booms ...
  • Goldsmith, Oliver Scott (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2012-02)
    Alaska has enjoyed a generation of unprecedented economic growth and prosperity driven by crude oil production primarily from one giant field, Prudhoe Bay, on the North Slope. Through a number of financial savings accounts, ...
  • Schwörer, Tobias; Federer, Rebekka; Ferren, Howard; Alaska SeaLife Center (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2012-07)
    Invasive species: they’re along roadways and up mountain trails; they’re in lakes and along the coast; chances are they’re in your yard. You might not recognize them for what they are—plants or animals not native to ...
  • Schwörer, Tobias (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2014-04)
    Many residents of the Mat-Su Borough were attracted to the area by its rural character: low-density population, salmon streams, opportunities for recreation and hunting in undeveloped areas, and food produced by local ...
  • Goldsmith, Oliver Scott (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2013-08-08)
  • Goldsmith, Oliver Scott (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2014-01-09)
  • Goldsmith, Oliver Scott (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2013-01)
    In fiscal year 2014, Alaska’s state government can afford to spend about $5.5 billion. That’s an estimate of the level of Unrestricted General Fund spending the state can sustain over the long run, based on the current ...
  • Goldsmith, Oliver Scott (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2014-01)
    This is the third update of a series we began in 2012, estimating how much Alaska’s state government can afford to spend, without risking sudden big budget deficits and economic hardships for Alaskans in the near future. ...
  • Goldsmith, Oliver Scott (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2015-01-01)
    Plummeting oil prices in 2014 and projected huge budget deficits have focused more attention on a question we began examining several years ago: how much can Alaska’s state government afford to spend, without risking the ...
  • Goldsmith, Oliver Scott (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2013-03-01)
  • Schmidt, Jennifer; Beaman, Jay; Vaske, Jerry; Huan, Tzung-Cheng (Taylor and Francis, 2015-04-01)
    Imprecision in respondent recall can cause response heaping in frequency data for particular values (e.g., 5, 10, 15). In human dimensions research, heaping can occur for variables such as days of participation (e.g., ...
  • Berman, Matthew; Kofinas, Gary; BurnSilver, Shauna (Springer International Publishing Inc., 2016-12-01)
    Adaptive capacity (AC) plays a prominent role in reducing community vulnerability, an essential goal for achieving sustainability. The related concept, transformative capacity (TC), describes a set of tools from the ...
  • Loeffler, Bob (International Economic Development Council, 2014-12-01)
    Politicians and planners work to attract economic development because of the desire to provide jobs and income for residents, and to find tax revenue to fund government services. Their focus is usually statewide: jobs, ...
  • Sethi, Suresh Andrew; Riggs, William; Knapp, Gunnar (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2014-01)
    Commercial fishing provides social and economic benefits for hundreds of communities across Alaska, with dozens of species being harvested commercially. The state's fisheries are complex, with t ...
  • Knapp, Gunnar (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2015-01-23)
  • Dugam, Darcy; Fay, Ginny; Griego, Hannah; Colt, Steve (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2009-03)
    In this report we calculate the economic importance of nature-based tourism in Southeast Alaska as measured by business revenue. Our estimates are based on field research conducted during 2005, 2006 and 2007. We define ...
  • Lowe, Marie E.; DeRoche, Patricia; Sharp, Suzanne; Wilson, Meghan (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2009-11)
    In September 2008, the superintendent of the Anchorage School District and the mayor of Anchorage sent a letter to the governor of Alaska, reporting what they thought might be an influx of students into Anchorage from ...

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