Assessing the Situation: Alaska’s Fiscal Future

Photo courtesy of the Department of Natural Resources.
Photo courtesy of the Department of Natural Resources.

A cocktail of plummeting oil prices and declining production on the North Slope means some tough challenges ahead for the state of Alaska. Hear economist Gunnar Knapp review the numbers — revenue, expenditures and more — at a talk jointly hosted by UAA’s Institute of Social and Economic Research and Alaska Common Ground.

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BROADCAST ON KSKA: Tuesday, January 13, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. (Alaska time)

REPEAT BROADCAST: Tuesday, January 13, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. (Alaska time)

RECORDED: Wednesday, January 7, at UAA’s Institute of Social and Economic Research

HOSTS: Alaska Common Ground and UAA’s Institute of Social and Economic Research

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