News & Announcements

12th Annual Sophist Salmon Debate

12th Annual "Sophist Salmon" Debate

Interim Dean Hoanca and the CBPP Research Leadership Committee cordially invite you to attend the 12th annual “Sophist Salmon” Debate. Friday, March 30, 2018, Rasmuson Hall, Room 101, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Parking is free.

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Dr. Christina McDowell Inducted into Anchorage ATHENA Society

Dr. Christina McDowell was selected as one of the 2018 Anchorage ATHENA Society inductees. The Anchorage ATHENA Society is a program of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce that works to encourage the potential of all women as valued members and leaders of the business community.

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Oil Platform

Faculty & Student Seminar: Effects of Severance Tax on Economic Activity - Evidence from the Oil Patch

State governments often reassess and debate changes in severance tax rates on production, there are few empirical estimates of the relationship between drilling activity and severance taxes. Dr. Dale Manning helps fill this gap by estimating the responsiveness of drilling activity to changes in production severance taxes between 1986 and 2013.

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Tom Case Leadership Fellows Mentor Interview

Leadership Fellows Mentor Interview with Kami Fitch, Resource Data, Inc.

The College of Business and Public Policy's Tom Case Leadership Fellows Program pairs high-performing CBPP students with a mentor in the Anchorage business community, giving students the opportunity to learn about real-world leadership from local business leaders. To begin the program, each student protégé interviewed their new mentor. Today’s featured protégé/mentor interview is Joe McGlaughlin, and his mentor Kami Fitch, Resource Data, Inc.

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2018 ANCSA Series

ANCSA: Women in the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act; March 23rd 2018

Alaska Native Corporations were formed when Congress passed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA) of 1971 in response to a rise in native activism and pressure from oil companies to smooth the path for a trans-Alaska pipeline after oil was discovered in 1968.

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