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Darren Prokop: Alaska and the Jones Act

The Merchant Marine Act (1920) outlines one of the most consequential non-tariff barriers (NTBs) in U.S. history, and June 5th will mark its 100th anniversary.

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Darren Prokop’s New Article in FreightWaves

Transportation is a double-edged sword in international trade. It is necessary to facilitate trade but if it is too expensive for the consignor and/or the consignee to bear then the transaction will not take place. Tariffs are a blunt instrument and add to trade frictions between countries.

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Dr. Darren Prokop Discusses ANC in FreightWaves

Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) is another logistical center of gravity. In this case it is a gateway to the United States for outbound Asia air cargo. About 80% of this traffic lands at the airport for refueling. Why should that be when these air cargo planes are quite capable of overflying Anchorage?

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Dr. Darren Prokop Talks Port of Alaska in FreightWaves

Logistics in Alaska can be both amazing and frustrating. What is frustrating is to consider the challenge Alaska faces in keeping its fragile logistical web from fraying and breaking. Currently, the Port of Alaska is the most fragile strand within that delicate web.

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CBPP Student Team is a Finalist at the 2019 Data Challenge Hosted by Teradata University Network

On July 1, 2019, the Teradata University Network (TUN) announced the finalists and honorable mentions for the 2019 Analytics & Data Challenge. We are very proud to report that a student team from the College of Business and Public Policy, UAA will advance as a finalist to compete in the 2019 Teradata University Conference in Denver, Colorado this October!

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