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Professors James, Karahan, and Guettabi

2019 UAA Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence Winners at the CBPP and ISER

The winners of the 2019 UAA Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence have been announced and we are proud to report that we have winners at both the College of Business and Public Policy and the Institute of Social and Economic Research.

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Dr. James Murphy instructs students

Dr. James Murphy Teaches Experimental Econ Workshops in SE Asia

Dr. James Murphy has recently returned from a trip to Southeast Asia where he was co-teaching International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE) workshops on experimental economics in Vietnam and Thailand.

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Northrim Bank Check Presentation

Guettabi: Investing for Alaska’s Future

There are positive signs that the recession is coming to an end, with a slight growth in jobs during January and February 2019, but the recovery is fragile and will be sensitive to changes in oil prices and budget cuts, Mouhcine Guettabi, associate professor of Economics and ISER faculty told attendees at a series of Alaska Economic Summits sponsored by Northrim Bank in April.

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Dr. Mouhcine Guettabi

Dr. Mouhcine Guettabi Testifies before the House and Senate Finance Committees

Perhaps the most interesting set of hearings during the week of March 4th was the House and Senate Finance Committee’s review of the projected economic impacts of the Governor’s proposed FY20 budget. The committees separately engaged economists from state agencies, the Governor’s office, and UAA’s Institute of Social & Economic Research to assess the economic impact budget cuts will have. 

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