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Dr. Matthew Berman Featured in Anchorage Press

The evidence is clear that Alaskans would pay more under a statewide general sales tax than a state income tax. So why do polls consistently show that a statewide general sales tax is less objectionable to more Alaskans than a state income tax?

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Professor Kevin Berry on Coronavirus in KTOO

One of the biggest economic unknowns is what the coronavirus epidemic will mean for Alaska’s summer tourism. With a viral infection in the news, will they still want to crowd onto airplanes and cruise ships to get here?

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Dr. Mouhcine Guettabi Featured in U.S. News and World Report

Guettabi predicts the land voucher program's overall impact on the state's treasury – and urgent budget crisis – is likely to be marginal. It's an interesting proposal, he says, but "I don't anticipate it saving the state hundreds of millions of dollars in the short run."

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Business Plan Competition March 27

The 2020 CBPP Business Plan Competition's purpose is to inspire and encourage entrepreneurship and economic development. The competition will be held at the Lucy Cuddy Dining Room from 5pm to 7pm Friday March 27, 2020.

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Dr. Darren Prokop: Trade Flow Teeter-Totter Tilts Again

The U.S.-China trade war reached something like an armistice with the “Phase I” trade agreement signed January 15, 2020. The U.S. cancelled further trade tariffs on imports from China. To reciprocate, China agreed to purchase more U.S. exports and be more respectful of other countries’ intellectual property rights.

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