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Robert Gasaway and Vernon Smith

Free, Public Lecture by Legal Scholar Robert Gasaway and Nobel Laureate Vernon Smith

Join legal scholar Robert Gasaway Monday, Aug. 27, 2018 at 5 p.m. in UAA/APU Consortium Library Room 307 for a presentation focused on how modern thought can help improve our understanding of current events and constitutional controversies, including prominent decisions of the United States Supreme Court. A discussion will follow led by Noble laureate Vernon Smith.

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Alexander James

Professor Alexander James Discusses the Alaskan Oil "Resource Curse"

Economics Professor Alexander James sat down with the Anchorage Daily News and discussed how he got interested in the puzzle of the "resource curse" before he ever thought of studying Alaska.

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Lyndea Kelleher

Economics Major Lyndea Kelleher Featured in ADN

Economics major Lyndea Kelleher was chosen as student commencement speaker out of 1,240 spring graduates. She talks about her experiences while at UAA in this story in the Anchorage Daily News.

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Chess Board

Faculty & Student Seminar: Predicting Civil Conflict

Civil conflict is a persistent source of misery to humankind. There is, however, a lack of a comprehensive scientific theory of the sources of civil conflict even though the question of cooperation or conflict is at the heart of political economy. Atin Basuchoudhary introduces machine learning to explore whether there can even be a unified theory of conflict.

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Megan Green

Economics Major Megan Green Wins Fulbright

Megan will graduate with a double major in economics and German and a minor in math. Her father teaches economics at West High and introduced her early on to Dr. Kyle Hampton, who until last year taught economics at UAA.

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