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Kevin Berry on KTUU

Kevin Berry Talks Coronavirus on KTUU

Kevin Berry, an assistant professor of economics with University of Alaska Anchorage’s Institute of Social and Economic Research, focuses on research on how people respond to environmental risk.

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Dr. Darren Prokop Talks Alaska Bypass

Alaska benefits from a service known as Alaska Bypass. In 1972 USPS started an alliance of approved air carriers mandated to ensure that cargo moved more efficiently throughout the state. Today, the five mainline air carriers are Alaska Airlines, Everts Air Cargo, Lynden Air Cargo, Northern Air Cargo and Ravn Alaska.

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Nathaly Rivera: Is Mining an Environmental Disamenity? Evidence from Resource Extraction Site Openings

Extractive industries are often challenged by nearby communities due to their environmental and social impacts. If proximity to resource extraction sites represents a disamenity to households, the opening of new mines should lead to a decrease in housing prices.

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