A forecast for the Alaska economy in 2022 anticipates approximately the same 2.2 percent job growth as 2021, unless federal infrastructure spending rolls out quickly.
Since earnings from the Permanent Fund have been spent on state government in recent years, research into effects of the fund’s annual dividends has entered a new phase.
A professor of education policy is the new Interim Director of UAA’s Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER).
In a new paper, Mouhcine Guettabi summarizes the research on what is known of the PFD’s effect on employment, consumption, income inequality, health, and crime.
We focus on the last two years of the recession where we present an exercise by region to showcase which boroughs/census areas have fared well and which ones continue to experience difficulties.