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Alliana Salanguit and Johanna Richter

CBPP Economics Students "Bakken Oil Boom" Paper Published

Alliana Salanguit (Economics) and Johanna Richter (B.A. Economics) have recently had the paper "The (Uneven) Spatial Distribution of the Bakken Oil Boom", authored with Professor Alexander James, published by the University of Wisconsin Press.

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Group at the South Anchorage Farmers Market in August

Angie Zheng Asks Locals, Why Buy Alaska Grown?

In August, among the rows of white-capped tents of local artists selling handmade crafts, Alaskana memorabilia and food vendors at Anchorage’s Saturday Market, six students from UAA’s College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) weaved their way in and out between busy shoppers and tourists, asking locals a simple question — why buy local?

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Money on the Mind

Faculty & Student Seminar: Effects of Cognitive Manipulations on Economic Decision Making

Cognitive load is known to impact economic decision making. The results of Dr. Deck's research show that different load manipulations on average move behavior in the exact same direction. Further, the evidence shows that the impact on an individual subject is consistent across techniques and tasks.

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Professor Willie Hensley Speaking at the Alaska Native Book Fair

Visiting Distinguished Professor of Public Policy Willie Hensley will be speaking at the Alaska Native Book Fair. In partnership with Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and Best Beginnings, the Alaska Native Media Group will host an Alaska Native Book Fair event on Friday, October 12, at 1-7 pm at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium COB Atrium, 4000 Ambassador Dr.

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