Faculty & Student Seminar: Effects of Severance Tax on Economic Activity - Evidence from the Oil Patch
State governments often reassess and debate changes in severance tax rates on production, there are few empirical estimates of the relationship between drilling activity and severance taxes. Dr. Dale Manning helps fill this gap by estimating the responsiveness of drilling activity to changes in production severance taxes between 1986 and 2013.
Leadership Fellows Mentor Interview with Kami Fitch, Resource Data, Inc.
The College of Business and Public Policy's Tom Case Leadership Fellows Program pairs high-performing CBPP students with a mentor in the Anchorage business community, giving students the opportunity to learn about real-world leadership from local business leaders. To begin the program, each student protégé interviewed their new mentor. Today’s featured protégé/mentor interview is Joe McGlaughlin, and his mentor Kami Fitch, Resource Data, Inc.
ANCSA: Women in the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act; March 23rd 2018
Alaska Native Corporations were formed when Congress passed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) of 1971 in response to a rise in native activism and pressure from oil companies to smooth the path for a trans-Alaska pipeline after oil was discovered in 1968.
Economics Alumna Marlaina Ross is Headed to Indonesia
Marlaina Ross, BA Economics 2017, is currently pursuing a MA in International Affairs with a concentration in International Economics at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Next summer she will be working for Planet Indonesia, assisting with the restructuring of PI’s community capital fund, a village level savings and loans program.
Alaska Society of CPAs Paul Hagelbarger Scholarships Awarded
Alaska Society of CPAs (AKCPA) Board of Director and UAA Professor, Stasia Straley, and AKCPA Executive Director, Crista Burson, presented $2,000 Paul Hagelbarger Scholarships to winners at UAA. UAA winners are Val Dorofeeva, Molly Monaghan & Hyun Teresa Lee.