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Oil Platform

Faculty & Student Seminar: Effects of Severance Tax on Economic Activity - Evidence from the Oil Patch

State governments often reassess and debate changes in severance tax rates on production, there are few empirical estimates of the relationship between drilling activity and severance taxes. Dr. Dale Manning helps fill this gap by estimating the responsiveness of drilling activity to changes in production severance taxes between 1986 and 2013.

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Marlaina Ross

Economics Alumna Marlaina Ross is Headed to Indonesia

Marlaina Ross, BA Economics 2017, is currently pursuing a MA in International Affairs with a concentration in International Economics at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Next summer she will be working for Planet Indonesia, assisting with the restructuring of PI’s community capital fund, a village level savings and loans program.

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Kevin Berry

Faculty in the Spotlight: Kevin Berry

Kevin Berry joined ISER as an assistant professor of economics in January 2017, with a joint appointment in UAA's economics department. His research interests include natural capital, endogenous risk, dynamic optimization, social-ecological systems, bio-economic modeling, and applied econometrics.

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Alliana Salanguit

Economics Major Alliana Salanguit in Green & Gold

For the past couple of years, Alliana Salanguit has been working in Juneau. She began as an intern last January and is currently working her second legislative session in Juneau as a full time legislative staffer.

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Image of Icebergs in the Arctic

The United States' Role in the Arctic - February 19, 2018

The College of Business and Public Policy's Professor Darren Prokop will be a presenter at the upcoming event "The United States' Role in the Arctic and What Alaskans Need to Know About Future Plans and Developments". This event is free and open to the public. Join us February 19, 2018 from 5-7pm at the UAA Campus Bookstore.

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