Professor Alexander James Presents: A Resource Curse or Statistical Mirage?
Natural resource rich economics tend to grow slowly, but why? Researchers have theorized that natural resources can shine other sectors of the economy, induce political corruption, and even civil conflict. But new data and statistical techniques suggest that natural resources can fuel economic growth and offers a more nuanced view of the so-called “curse of natural resources.”
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Dr. Sandra Ehrlich Facilitates Interactive Teamwork & Collaboration Workshop in the College of Engineering
On February 8, 2019, Dr. Sandra G. Ehrlich, Associate Professor of Management & Marketing in the College of Business & Public Policy facilitated a workshop, “Building Resilience to Manage Team Projects: 6 Tips to Success,” for 30 senior capstone students in the College of Engineering.
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ISER Director Townsend Looks at Challenges of Alaska's Changing Demographics for Northrim Bank
Dr. Ralph Townsend, ISER director, will discuss how changes in Alaska’s demographics will impact workforce and health care costs at the annual Northrim Bank Lecture series at Mat-Su College Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m.
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Building a Stronger Nonprofit Community in Alaska
On February 5, 2019, Dr. Sandra G. Ehrlich, Associate Professor of Management & Marketing in the College of Business & Public Policy launched the third season of AFP-PM—Philanthropy Matters for the Association of Fundraising Professionals, AFP Alaska Chapter.
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Faculty & Student Seminar: Childhood Car Access
Kelcie Ralph from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University explored if children suffer long-term consequences when they grow up without a car? To answer that question, Kelcie used propensity score matching and longitudinal data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics.
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