Panel Discussion: The Taxes of our Future

2013-03-26 by

The Political Science Association and the UAA College Republicans hosted an academic and business panel discussing oil and gas taxes pertaining to the state and nation.

Panelists included Andrew Halcro, president of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce; Dave Harbour, publisher of Northern Gas Pipeline; Scott Goldsmith, economist and research analyst for energy and natural resources at UAA’s Institute of Social and Economic Research; and Forrest Nabors, professor of political science and former business owner.

A Q and A followed the panel discussion. The panel was introduced by Portia Watson, leader of both the College Republicans and the Political Science Association.

This event was recorded in UAA/APU Consortium Library Room 307 on Wednesday, March 20, 2013.

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UAA College Republicans
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Forrest Nabors
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UAA's Scott Goldsmith on the Alaska economy

2008-12-19 by

What drives Alaska’s economy? Scott Goldsmith, an economist with the Institute of Social and Economic Research, discusses sources of jobs for Alaskans. How much does oil matter? How about the federal government? This study is part of a new ISER initiative called Investing for Alaska’s Future, underwritten by a grant from Northrim Bank in partnership with the University of Alaska Foundation.

This podcast was recorded on December 4, 2008.

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Institute of Social and Economic Research
Summary: What drives Alaska's economy?