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The State and the Stimulus: A Presentation on Alaska’s Economy

Join us on April 21 from 12-1 pm for a presentation by Mouhcine Guettabi, Associate Professor of Economics. Guettabi has presented economic updates several times over the course of the pandemic, most recently to the Alaska legislature.

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The Warm-Glow of Giving Increases Charitable Donations

Alaska’s Pick.Click.Give program provides an easy way for residents to give a portion of their Permanent Fund Dividend to non-profits and foundations. It also provides a mechanism for economists to study what messages motivate people to give.

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COVID-19 Research at UAA

On Thursday, January 28 from 12-1 pm, CBPP professors Kevin Berry and Lance Howe will join other UAA faculty members in the first of a two-part series of lunchtime presentations about ongoing studies related to COVID-19.

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Hirshberg named Vice-President Academic of the University of the Arctic

University of the Arctic Names Dr. Diane Hirshberg as Vice-President Academic

Dr. Diane Hirshberg has been named Vice-President Academic of the University of the Arctic (UArctic), a collaborative network of universities, colleges, and other organizations committed to higher education and research in the North. In this role Hirshberg plans to highlight some of UArctic’s exceptional academic programming, identify best practices for offering academic opportunities and increase those offerings.

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