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Dr. Hannah Hennighausen

Meet Dr. Hannah Hennighausen

This fall Dr. Hannah Hennighausen joins the Department of Economics at the College of Business and Public Policy as Assistant Professor of Economics. Hennighausen came to Alaska in 2020 as a post-doctoral researcher in the same department.

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Webinar: ISER and the Future of Its Research in Alaska

Join us for a webinar Tuesday, April 26 from 5 to 6:30 pm as a new generation of ISER researchers discuss the questions that fascinate them and the challenges of conducting social science and policy research in Alaska.

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Dr. Chad Briggs

Explaining Russia's Invasion of Ukraine: Online Seminar

The Institute of Social and Economic Research and the UAA Department of Public Policy and Administration are co-hosting a seminar with Dr. Chad Briggs on Thursday, March 24, from 12-1 pm.

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Changing Demographics in Alaska

Webinar: The Economic Implications of Changing Demographics in Alaska

All of the US is seeing significant demographic changes that will shape the workforce over the next 20 years, but these changes are especially significant in Alaska. Moreover, Alaska’s population is strongly influenced by migration to and from Alaska.

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Oil Wealth, Politics, and Corruption

Does oil corrupt? Alex James and Nathaly Rivera test this theory in a new paper on oil, politics and corruption published in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.

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