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Dr. Darren Prokop: Is Classifying Truck Drivers as Easy as ABC?

Federal, state and local regulations impact every mode of transportation in some way and to varying degrees. Motor carrier haulage is subject to federal regulations when it is interstate.

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Dr. Mouhcine Guettabi in APM

As the coronavirus continued to upend the global economy Monday in ways that threaten the stability of Alaska’s budget, the Permanent Fund and the tourism industry, Gov. Mike Dunleavy called a news conference to soothe Alaskans’ anxiety.

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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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