Dr. Darren Prokop: Walking the tightrope of antitrust immunity
Take an industry with huge capital costs, long lead times in acquiring vessel capacity and couple that with the uncertainty of global market conditions over that long time period. In this context it probably never seems like a good time to invest in fleet size. But periodic investment must take place and it is always a risk-taking exercise.
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Drs. Kevin Berry and Mouhcine Guettabi in U.S. News and World Report
As a result of government warnings and general fears, tourism and travel are expected to plunge in the coming weeks and months, particularly on cruise ships, which have begun temporarily suspending operations. And that'll be true regardless of whether COVID-19 eventually spreads to Alaska.
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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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