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Dr. Ralph Townsend

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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Car Instruments

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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Alaska Healthcare Transformation Project

ISER Partners with National Research Organization to Support Alaska Healthcare Transformation Project

ISER is partnering with the national non-partison research institution NORC at the University of Chicago to support the Alaska Healthcare Transformation Project.

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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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