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College of Business and Public Policy's Economics Lab

Economics Lab Featured in The Northern Light

After paying for tuition, books and living expenses, it’s not hard for students to be short on cash, but the Experimental Economics Laboratory at the College of Business and Public Policy might be a solution for a quick buck.

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Gunnar Knapp

Gunnar Knapp to Receive 2017 Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence

The University of Alaska Foundation announced that Gunnar Knapp will receive the 2017 Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence. Knapp, professor emeritus of economics at the College of Business and Public Policy, will receive $10,000 for his significant contributions to the University of Alaska.

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What is Economics About?

What is Economics About?

College of Business and Public Policy’s Dr. Alexander James, explains what economics is about.

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Joseph Longuevan

Economics Major Joseph Longuevan Featured in The Northern Light

Joseph Longuevan, economics major, said to the Northern Light “I chose economics because I love learning about public policy, and how to get the efficient outcomes with a given set of information.” In the future, Longuevan is also looking forward to creating his own economics labs similar to the College of Business and Public Policy’s experimental economics lab.

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Jacob Shercliffe

Economics Major Jacob Shercliffe Named Truman Scholar for 2017

The College of Business and Public Policy's Jacob Shercliffe is an economics major, member of Seawolf Debate and a leader in Model U.N. Now he's added another accolade to his long list of achievements: Jacob has become UAA's latest Truman Scholar, one of 62 selected nationwide this year.

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