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  • Vadapalli, Diwakar; Hanna, Virgene (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2013-08)
    Rates of child abuse and neglect in Alaska have been high for years, compared with national averages and under various measures. To find ways of better protecting children in our state, it’s important for Alaskans to ...
  • Colt, Steve (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-10-26)
    In this analysis, we compile data from several sources to estimate the true cost of electricity in rural Alaska. The true cost includes expenses listed on the utilities’ books plus costs paid by other entities in the form ...
  • Hill, Alexandra; Hirshberg, Diane (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2008-07)
    Turnover among Alaska’s teachers was roughly the same in 2007 as it had been in 1999, with about 14% leaving their school districts (Figure 1). Turnover also remained twice as high in rural as in urban districts—about 22%, ...
  • Hill, Alexandra; Knapp, Gunnar; Steenhoven, Blake (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2014-12-01)
    More and more people have been graduating from the University of Alaska Anchorage in the past decade. Do they stay in Alaska? What kinds of jobs do they have? How much do they earn? It turns out that most of them stay in ...
  • Szymoniak, Nick; Ralph, Kelcie; Colt, Steve (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2008-03-25)
    As a signatory of the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment, UAA has agreed to conduct an inventory of its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This inventory serves as a baseline against which to ...
  • Leask, Linda; Lowe, Marie (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2017-02-01)
    Alaska’s state constitution defines water as a public resource, but no one has automatic rights to use water.1 The constitution and Alaska law allow the state government to decide who can use water, how much they can ...
  • MacColl, Spencer; Onyango, Paul; Stopnitzky, Yaniv; Reimer, Matthew (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2015-05-01)
  • Kassier, Theodore; Hill, Alexandra (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2008-05)
    Recent reports on higher education in the U.S. say it’s in trouble— that it’s too expensive, doesn’t offer enough need-based aid, isn’t educating people for today’s jobs, doesn’t demand enough of instructors or students, and ...
  • Goldsmith, Oliver Scott (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2015-12-09)
  • Kiley, Daniel P.; Haley, Sharman; Saylor, Ben; Saylor, Brian L. (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2008-03)
    Objectives: To create an evidence‐based research tool to inform and guide policy and program managers as they develop and deploy new service delivery models for oral disease prevention and intervention. Methods: A ...
  • Knapp, Gunnar (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2013-06)
  • Guettabi, Mouhcine (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-10-01)
  • Guettabi, Mouhcine (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2015-02-05)
  • Guettabi, Mouhcine (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2016-05-11)
  • Guettabi, Mouhcine (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2018-01-01)
    We provide a broad overview of the state’s economic and fiscal conditions. We show how the economic contraction has spread away from natural resource and mining and state government to household spending dependent sectors. ...
  • Goldsmith, Oliver Scott (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2008-12)
    What drives Alaska’s economy is new money: money coming in from outside the state. How big the economy is, and how much it grows, depends on how much new money comes in. New money comes from “basic” sectors— the sectors ...
  • Guettabi, Mouhcine (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2015-01-01)
  • Fay, Ginny; Keith, Katherine; Schwörer, Tobias (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2010-06)
    Most remote rural communities in Alaska use diesel to generate electricity. But the recent rapid development of a worldwide commercial wind industry, along with the rise in diesel fuel prices, has increased interest in ...
  • Martin, Stephanie; Meléndez, Alejandra Villalobos (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2010-03-03)
    This research is the result of a partnership between Covenant House Alaska and the Institute of Social and Economic Research at the University of Alaska, Anchorage, as part of a national effort, initiated by Covenant ...
  • Martin, Stephanie; Killorin, Mary; Sharp, Suzanne; DeRoche, Patricia (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2009-10-15)
    The Division of Elections contracted with the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) at the University of Alaska Anchorage to help develop a network of key tribal organization and village representatives in the ...

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